Description: Hospital of St Mary the Virgin Almshouses
Date Listed: 11 April 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 304813
OS Grid Reference: NZ2383863722
OS Grid Coordinates: 423838, 563722
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9676, -1.6292
NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE RYE HILL
11/4/73 Hospital of St. Mary
the Virgin Almshouses
Main range and South-east wing of 1858. Wings running Northward at either end
added 1916 in keeping with original building. Snecked sandstone with ashlar
dressings. High pitched roof of graduated green slates. Gothic style. Two
storeys. Main range ten bays long. Most of the windows paired cusped lancets with
iron casements: some first floor windows have round-shouldered lintels, also in
C13 style. On North front and in wing eaves are broken by stone - coped gables.
South-east wing has cusped lancets in groups of two or three under a wider arch
with a quatrefoil light above them. Plain paired sashes on South front. Pointed-
arched doorways under hoodmoulds with headstops. Decorative iron door furniture.
Inscriptions and coats of arms above doors.
Listing NGR: NZ2383863722
Source: English Heritage
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