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Statutory Address:

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

Gateshead (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 25553 60469


1. DURHAM ROAD 5099 (west side)

NZ 2560 10/74 Whinney House Hospital


2. 1864 and after. Grand Italianate villa of ashlar, narrowly coursed and with rusticated quoins, roll moulded plinth and eaves entablature. Deep paired brackets below low pitched hipped slate roof. Two storeys in main block and in slightly later south extensions - of similar materials but plainer. on garden front, projects a four-storey tower with thick rusticated quoins, first floor entablature, deep bracketed eaves and pyramidal roof with lead pinnacle. Three wide bays on this front with a narrow link to tower, and extensions beyond. Much rounded rustication. Five bays on entrance front with a large central prostyle porch with paired columns, balustraded balcony above. Windows mostly modernised but in original openings, some classical architraves, some roll moulded reveals. Built as residence for Edward Joicey, coal owner. Modern fire escape and south-west extensions.

Listing NGR: NZ2555360469


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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: 24 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/00738/12
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