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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
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
NZ 26 NE
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
JESMOND VALE LANE
(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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