THE KEELMEN'S HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1024902

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Statutory Address: THE KEELMEN'S HOSPITAL, CITY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: THE KEELMEN'S HOSPITAL, CITY ROAD

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

District: Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 25545 64178

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304465

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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