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ADAM OF JESMOND'S CAMERA

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ADAM OF JESMOND'S CAMERA

List entry Number: 1024826

Location

ADAM OF JESMOND'S CAMERA, JESMOND VALE LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304670

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History

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Details

NZ 26 NE 9/349 14.6.54

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

JESMOND VALE LANE (south side off) Heaton Adam of Jesmond's Camera

II

G.V. Tower house. Built before 1267; probably empty by C17; repaired 1897 by W. H. Knowles. Sandstone rubble with plinth and quoins. North and east walls survive to first floor. High pointed arch in north wall has restored alternate-block jambs; large window above survives to end of drip mould. Square corner turret at right. Left (east) return, built into bank, has first floor round-headed opening. Historical note: given to Newcastle by Lord Armstrong as part of Armstrong Park in 1879. Source: F. W. Dendy 'An Account of Jesmond' Archaeologia Aeliana 3rd series vol. I p.43; M. Hope Dodds History of Northumberland vol.XIII 1930, pp.279-81. W.H. Knowles in Archaeoloqia Aeliana 2nd series vol. pp.29-38.

Listing NGR: NZ 26756 65677

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dodds, M H, The Victoria History of the County of Northumberland, (1930), 279-81
'Archaeologia Aeliana' in Archaeologia Aeliana - Second Series, (), 29-38
'Archaeologia Aeliana' in Archaeologia Aeliana - Third Series, , Vol. 1, (), 43

National Grid Reference: NZ2675665677

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