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THE KEELMEN'S HOSPITAL

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: THE KEELMEN'S HOSPITAL

List entry Number: 1024902

Location

THE KEELMEN'S HOSPITAL, CITY ROAD

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

County:

District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304465

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY ROAD (north side)

12/160 The Keelmen's Hospital 14/6/54

G.V. II*

Almshouses, now students' residences. 1701 for poor keelmen and keelmen's widows; paid for by the keelmen. English garden wall bond brick; roof of renewed pantiles with lead dome on tower. Square plan round a courtyard. 2 storeys, 9 irregular bays with central tower. Central half-glazed door, with side-and overlights, in plain surround under pediment; flanking pilasters. Pilasters also to 2 upper stages of tower over entrance, with commemorative panel and sundial; rounded top storey has single clock face under dome with boat wind vane. Casement windows have segmental brick arches. Commemorative panel at top right. Dormer, central at each side of roof, has shaped gable with header coping continuing as scrolled pattern, and central lozenge of headers. First floor string. 4 brick chimneys. Source: H. Bourne, History of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle 1736, p.153.

Listing NGR: NZ2554564178

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bourne, H, History of Newcastle upon Tyne, (1736), 153

National Grid Reference: NZ 25545 64178

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