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Description: Adam of Jesmond's Camera
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304670
OS Grid Reference: NZ2671265635
OS Grid Coordinates: 426712, 565635
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9846, -1.5841
NZ 26 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE JESMOND VALE LANE
(south side off)
14.6.54 Adam of Jesmond's
Tower house. Built before 1267; probably empty by C17; repaired 1897 by W. H.
Knowles. Sandstone rubble with plinth and quoins. North and east walls survive
to first floor. High pointed arch in north wall has restored alternate-block
jambs; large window above survives to end of drip mould. Square corner turret
at right. Left (east) return, built into bank, has first floor round-headed
opening. Historical note: given to Newcastle by Lord Armstrong as part of
Armstrong Park in 1879. Source: F. W. Dendy 'An Account of Jesmond' Archaeologia
Aeliana 3rd series vol. I p.43; M. Hope Dodds History of Northumberland vol.XIII
1930, pp.279-81. W.H. Knowles in Archaeoloqia Aeliana 2nd series vol.
Listing NGR: NZ2671265635
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