THE JOHN GEORGE JOICEY MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1116207
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
THE JOHN GEORGE JOICEY MUSEUM, CITY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE JOHN GEORGE JOICEY MUSEUM, 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 25225 64177

Details

NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY ROAD (north side)

21/157 The John George Joicey 14/6/54 Museum. (formerly listed as The Holy Jesus Hospital)

G.V. II*

Almshouses, now museum. 1681, for the Corporation of Newcastle upon Tyne, to house a master and 39 poor freemen or freemen's widows; heightened later. English garden wall bond brick; renewed pantiled roof. 3 storeys, 15 windows. 1886 rear wing. Arcaded ground floor has 30 rubbed and moulded brick arches. First floor has alternate flat and segmental brick arches to 3-light casements with brick aprons; central feature of keyed semicircular pediment, breaking second floor string, rests on mask bracket and has cartouches in tympanum and below. String breaks forward over flanking pilasters crowned by consoles. Plain second-floor casements. Moulded floor strings; dog-tooth cornice. Roof with shaped gable ends has corniced brick chimney stacks. 1886 rear wing in similar style, built as soup kitchen. Interior shows central stair with turned balusters and high grip handrail with lion finial. Source: H. Bourne, History of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle 1736, p. 137.

Listing NGR: NZ2522564177

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
304462
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bourne, H, History of Newcastle upon Tyne, (1736), 137

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/02260/11
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