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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.


List entry Number: 1025142



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


District: Gateshead

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Nov-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303899

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NZ 2061 SE WHICKHAM FRONT STREET (south side) Whickham 16/133

- Whickham Cottage Hospital


Rectory, now hospital. Dated 1713, on plaque above door, with arms and monogram of Nathaniel Crewe. Painted coursed squared sandstone with plinth and raised quoins; roof pantiled with stone slates at eaves and stone gable copings; corniced brick chimneys. 2 storeys, 5 windows. Central half-glazed door in architrave under high segmental open pediment containing Crewe arms, motto VIS UNITA FORTIOR and date 1713; monogram NC and bishop's mitre above. Sash windows with glazing bars in raised stone surrounds. First floor band, moulded eaves cornice. Double- span U-shaped roof has 2 end and one ridge chimneys and one on linking ridge at right. Interior shows early C19 stair; stucco frieze of oak-leaves in one room. Historical note: foundation stone laid by Robert Thomlinson, Rector of Whickham, in 1713 Source: W Bourn. Annals of the Parish of Whickham (Consett 1892) 47.

Listing NGR: NZ2076361243

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bourn, W, Annals of the Parish of Whickham, (1892), 47

National Grid Reference: NZ 20763 61243


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