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Latitude: 54.9716 / 54°58'17"N
Longitude: -1.6075 / 1°36'26"W
OS Eastings: 425225
OS Northings: 564177
OS Grid: NZ252641
Mapcode National: GBR SQ4.V4
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.89SK
Entry Name: The John George Joicey Museum
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Last Amended: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1116207
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304462
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: 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 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY ROAD
21/157 The John George Joicey
14/6/54 Museum. (formerly listed
as The Holy Jesus Hospital)
Almshouses, now museum. 1681, for the Corporation of Newcastle upon Tyne, to
house a master and 39 poor freemen or freemen's widows; heightened later. English
garden wall bond brick; renewed pantiled roof. 3 storeys, 15 windows. 1886 rear
wing. Arcaded ground floor has 30 rubbed and moulded brick arches. First floor
has alternate flat and segmental brick arches to 3-light casements with brick
aprons; central feature of keyed semicircular pediment, breaking second floor string,
rests on mask bracket and has cartouches in tympanum and below. String breaks
forward over flanking pilasters crowned by consoles. Plain second-floor casements.
Moulded floor strings; dog-tooth cornice. Roof with shaped gable ends has corniced
brick chimney stacks. 1886 rear wing in similar style, built as soup kitchen.
Interior shows central stair with turned balusters and high grip handrail with
lion finial. Source: H. Bourne, History of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle 1736,
Listing NGR: NZ2522564177
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