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Piers from Hospital of the Virgin Mary of Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Piers from Hospital of the Virgin Mary of Royal Grammar School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304545

OS Grid Reference: NZ2525165420
OS Grid Coordinates: 425251, 565420
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9827, -1.6070

Location: Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4DX

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE2 4DX

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Listing Text

(west side)
9/233 Piers from Hospital of
the Virgin Mary at
Royal Grammar School
2 piers, originally from Virgin Mary Hospital in Westgate Road and resited behind
gate piers at school entrance. C13. Sandstone. Octagonal piers, each on square
plinth and moulded base; nail-head band on moulded capitals; each has 2 courses of
springing of chamfered arches and side arches. In the eighteenth century the
Grammar School occupied the buildings of the former hospital; they were demolished
when Neville Street was laid out c.1844.

Listing NGR: NZ2525165420

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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