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Newburn Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9819 / 54°58'55"N

Longitude: -1.738 / 1°44'16"W

OS Eastings: 416865

OS Northings: 565291

OS Grid: NZ168652

Mapcode National: GBR JB9T.JX

Mapcode Global: WHC3P.81ML

Entry Name: Newburn Almshouses

Listing Date: 7 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304354

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Newburn

Built-Up Area: Newburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


7/34 Newburn Almshouses
7 July 1982


12 almshouses, 1870 by R.J. Johnson at the expense of Hugh Taylor for 6
inhabitants of Newburn, 3 of Earsdon and 3 of Shilbottle. Brick with ashlar-coped
plinth, bands and dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof with ornamental ridge
tiles and stone gable copings. One storey and attics; 3 bays to each house.
6-panelled doors and overlights in chamfered elliptical-headed surrounds in outer
bays and paired to intermediate houses; elliptical heads to 2 deeply-recessed
sashes with lower glazing bars; ashlar string to door lintels; sill bands to
ground floor and to paired sashes under gables of second house from each end.
Shaped gables on returns, on rear of first bay and above central pair of doors,
the latter containing inscribed stone in scrolled frame. Roof has hipped dormers
with casement windows except in gables; tall corniced and banded brick chimneys.
Enamel street name at left. Iron foot scrapers on stone steps to each pair of

Listing NGR: NZ1686565291

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