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Jesmond Dene House

A Grade II Listed Building in East Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9991 / 54°59'56"N

Longitude: -1.6035 / 1°36'12"W

OS Eastings: 425462

OS Northings: 567239

OS Grid: NZ254672

Mapcode National: GBR SQP.X0

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.BLNZ

Entry Name: Jesmond Dene House

Listing Date: 8 May 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304641

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Local Authority Ward: East Gosforth

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St George

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/08/2016

NZ 26 NE
9/321

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
JESMOND DENE ROAD (north side)
Jesmond Dene House

8/5/81

GV
II
House. 1822 by John Dobson for T.E. Headlam; extensive additions and alterations - porch dated 1897 - by F.W. Rich for Sir Andrew Noble. Rock-faced sandstone with chiselled margins, ashlar dressings and plinth; left range has upper timber frame with infill of pebble-dash render; roofs of plain tiles with roll-moulded gable copings. Irregular plan. Tudor style. 2 storeys and attics; 5 bays. Boarded door recessed in open-arched battlemented 2-storey porch in second bay with coat of arms and date 1897 carved in arts-and-crafts-style panels under ground floor corbel-table. Ground floor double-chamfered stone-mullioned (and some transomed) windows; bracketed wood oriel in timber-framed section. Glazed porch at right. Varied roofs; hipped dormers to steeply-pitched double-span right section.

Interior a typical late C19 magnate's house, eclectic and rich, with some special features e.g. Frosterley marble fenders, William de Morgan tiles to sitting-room fireplace; Great Hall with elaborate Jacobean panelling and carving to chimney piece, and small staircase alongside, in huge alcove; screens passage and gallery over; multi-moulded beams and joists to roof with corbelled arch trusses and central bosses.

Listing NGR: NZ2546267239

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