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Description: St Anne's Convent and Walls Attached
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304886
OS Grid Reference: NZ2392063992
OS Grid Coordinates: 423920, 563992
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9700, -1.6279
NZ 26 SW and NZ 2364 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SUMMERHILL GROVE
11/538 and 18/538 St. Anne's Convent and
House, later convent. Circa 1826 by Bonomi for Cuthbert Rippon of Stanhope Castle;
addition of second floor and chapel and other alterations 1878 by Dunn and Hansom
for St. Anne's Convent. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; roofs of
Welsh slate. Irregular plan, with roughly U-shaped ranges around a small yard.
Tudor style. Front to street: 2 storeys; 2 gable ends enclosing high wall; further
wall at left. 4-bay range at rear of central yard; 2 boarded doors in wall, at left
for pedestrians, and at left of yard for vehicles, have 2-centred arches with drip
moulds. House entrance at right of yard has ledged boarded door in shouldered
surround under stepped wall with stone cross finial. Irregular fenstration in left
gable with square-headed stone-mullioned windows of one and 2 segment-headed lights,
and gable peak with tall chimney. Right gable has 2 small rectangular chamfered lights
at ground level and 6 lancets above. Roll-moulded copings to gables and walls. Rear
yard range has windows similar to those in left gable in 3 bays; fourth bay an
extruded staircase wing in similar style. 3 bargeboarded dormers. All chimneys stone
with conjoined rounded shafts and steep coping.
Listing NGR: NZ2392063992
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Source: English Heritage
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