ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY ADMINISTRATION BLOCK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107175
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY ADMINISTRATION BLOCK, QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY ADMINISTRATION BLOCK, QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD

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

District:
Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ2445264979

Details

NZ 2464 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD (north side) 15/473 Royal Victoria Infirmary Administration Block G.V. II Hospital offices. Foundation stone 1900 by Prince of Wales; building 1901-1906. By W. L. Newcombe and Percy Adams, after consultation with-Sir A. Waterhouse. Sandstone ashlar ground floor, central pavilion, and central sections of end pavilions; remainder bright red brick with ashlar dressings. Roof of graduated Lakeland slate. 3 storeys and attics; 17 bays in all, with 3-bay centre and end pavilions. Central porte-cochere. Pilasters to pavilions with central top pediments, segmental over entrance bay. End pavilions have ground-floor central canted bay windows. All windows stone mullioned and transomed with leaded lights. 3 flat- headed dormers to each outer section; central attic in stone surround continuous with linking coped parapet. High roof, hipped over pavilions, with central lantern and high ashlar-corniced brick chimneys. Interior shows groined inner porch with 4 bronze commemorative plaques, recording gifts from Lord and Lady Armstrong and others;. Entrance hall and gallery panelled with inlay, in Baroque style; much flower decoration in stucco frieze and ceiling.

Listing NGR: NZ2445264979

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
304805
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 25 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/02337/25
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