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Latitude: 54.9716 / 54°58'17"N
Longitude: -1.6025 / 1°36'8"W
OS Eastings: 425545
OS Northings: 564178
OS Grid: NZ255641
Mapcode National: GBR SQW.2P
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.C95K
Entry Name: The Keelmen's Hospital
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024902
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304465
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Local Authority Ward: Ouseburn
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY ROAD
12/160 The Keelmen's Hospital
Almshouses, now students' residences. 1701 for poor keelmen and keelmen's
widows; paid for by the keelmen. English garden wall bond brick; roof of renewed
pantiles with lead dome on tower. Square plan round a courtyard. 2 storeys,
9 irregular bays with central tower. Central half-glazed door, with side-and
overlights, in plain surround under pediment; flanking pilasters. Pilasters
also to 2 upper stages of tower over entrance, with commemorative panel and
sundial; rounded top storey has single clock face under dome with boat wind
vane. Casement windows have segmental brick arches. Commemorative panel at
top right. Dormer, central at each side of roof, has shaped gable with header
coping continuing as scrolled pattern, and central lozenge of headers. First
floor string. 4 brick chimneys. Source: H. Bourne, History of Newcastle upon
Tyne, Newcastle 1736, p.153.
Listing NGR: NZ2554564178
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