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Adam of Jesmond's Camera

A Grade II Listed Building in South Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.985 / 54°59'5"N

Longitude: -1.5834 / 1°35'0"W

OS Eastings: 426756

OS Northings: 565677

OS Grid: NZ267656

Mapcode National: GBR STM.FB

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.NY6T

Entry Name: Adam of Jesmond's Camera

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304670

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: South Heaton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Gabriel

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 NE


(south side off)

Adam of Jesmond's Camera


Tower house. Built before 1267; probably empty by C17; repaired 1897 by W. H.
Knowles. Sandstone rubble with plinth and quoins. North and east walls survive
to first floor. High pointed arch in north wall has restored alternate-block
jambs; large window above survives to end of drip mould. Square corner turret
at right. Left (east) return, built into bank, has first floor round-headed
opening. Historical note: given to Newcastle by Lord Armstrong as part of
Armstrong Park in 1879. Source: F. W. Dendy 'An Account of Jesmond' Archaeologia
Aeliana 3rd series vol. I p.43; M. Hope Dodds History of Northumberland vol.XIII
1930, pp.279-81. W.H. Knowles in Archaeoloqia Aeliana 2nd series vol.

Listing NGR: NZ 26756 65677

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