Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Statutory Address:


Ordnance survey map of THE SPITAL
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1370811 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 17-Oct-2019 at 08:36:31.


Statutory Address:

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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NY 92719 65019


SPITAL LANE 1. 5334 The Spital

NY 96 NW 4/80 2.10.51.


2. 1802, on site of the mediaeval St Giles' Hospital. 2 storeys and basement. 3 windows. Ashlar over rusticated basement. Hipped slate roof. Classic front with pedimented centre breaking forward and approached by curved flights of steps leading to central doorway, which has a large and elaborate fanlight; 2 leaf doors with side lights separated by Doric columns; fluted frieze, panelled pilasters. Glazing bar sash windows with architraves, entablatures with fluted friezes and relieving arches on ground floor. Cornice and blocking course; pediment with stone urn and swags in low relief. Lower 2 storey 2 window annexe to west and a further Hipped gabled extension with a lunette on 1st floor and a Venetian window on ground floor. Further single storey, 2 window range. North front: Tripartite windows on raised ground floor set in relieving arches containing rosettes. String and eaves courses. Extensions to West treated in same manner as front, with lunette and Venetian window. Basement windows segmental hooded withing relieving lunettes. Interior: 2 storey hall with cantilevered staircase and landing. Heavy Adam-style ceiling decoration. Some mahogany doors. Anglian cross referred to in previous list now in St Andrew's Church (qv).

Listing NGR: NY9271965019


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

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 23 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06671/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth Robinson. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].