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Whickham Cottage Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Whickham North, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9454 / 54°56'43"N

Longitude: -1.6774 / 1°40'38"W

OS Eastings: 420763

OS Northings: 561243

OS Grid: NZ207612

Mapcode National: GBR JCQ8.N0

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.6YHN

Entry Name: Whickham Cottage Hospital

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025142

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303899

Location: Gateshead, NE16

County: Gateshead

Metropolitan District Ward: Whickham North

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Whickham

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2061 SE WHICKHAM FRONT STREET (south side)
Whickham
16/133

- Whickham Cottage Hospital

GV II

Rectory, now hospital. Dated 1713, on plaque above door, with arms and monogram
of Nathaniel Crewe. Painted coursed squared sandstone with plinth and raised
quoins; roof pantiled with stone slates at eaves and stone gable copings; corniced
brick chimneys. 2 storeys, 5 windows. Central half-glazed door in architrave
under high segmental open pediment containing Crewe arms, motto VIS UNITA FORTIOR
and date 1713; monogram NC and bishop's mitre above. Sash windows with glazing
bars in raised stone surrounds. First floor band, moulded eaves cornice. Double-
span U-shaped roof has 2 end and one ridge chimneys and one on linking ridge
at right. Interior shows early C19 stair; stucco frieze of oak-leaves in one
room. Historical note: foundation stone laid by Robert Thomlinson, Rector of
Whickham, in 1713 Source: W Bourn. Annals of the Parish of Whickham (Consett
1892) 47.


Listing NGR: NZ2076361243

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