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Royal Victoria Infirmary Administration Block, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Royal Victoria Infirmary Administration Block

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304805

OS Grid Reference: NZ2454364978
OS Grid Coordinates: 424543, 564978
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9788, -1.6181

Location: Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4LP

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 4LP

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Listing Text

(north side)
15/473 Royal Victoria Infirmary
Administration Block
Hospital offices. Foundation stone 1900 by Prince of Wales; building 1901-1906. By
W. L. Newcombe and Percy Adams, after consultation with-Sir A. Waterhouse.
Sandstone ashlar ground floor, central pavilion, and central sections of end
pavilions; remainder bright red brick with ashlar dressings. Roof of graduated
Lakeland slate. 3 storeys and attics; 17 bays in all, with 3-bay centre and end
pavilions. Central porte-cochere. Pilasters to pavilions with central top pediments,
segmental over entrance bay. End pavilions have ground-floor central canted bay
windows. All windows stone mullioned and transomed with leaded lights. 3 flat-
headed dormers to each outer section; central attic in stone surround continuous
with linking coped parapet. High roof, hipped over pavilions, with central lantern
and high ashlar-corniced brick chimneys. Interior shows groined inner porch with
4 bronze commemorative plaques, recording gifts from Lord and Lady Armstrong and
others;. Entrance hall and gallery panelled with inlay, in Baroque style; much
flower decoration in stucco frieze and ceiling.

Listing NGR: NZ2454364978

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Source: English Heritage

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