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The Keelmen's Hospital

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9716 / 54°58'17"N

Longitude: -1.6025 / 1°36'8"W

OS Eastings: 425545

OS Northings: 564178

OS Grid: NZ255641

Mapcode National: GBR SQW.2P

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.C95K

Entry Name: The Keelmen's Hospital

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304465

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

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Listing Text

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12/160 The Keelmen's Hospital

G.V. II*

Almshouses, now students' residences. 1701 for poor keelmen and keelmen's
widows; paid for by the keelmen. English garden wall bond brick; roof of renewed
pantiles with lead dome on tower. Square plan round a courtyard. 2 storeys,
9 irregular bays with central tower. Central half-glazed door, with side-and
overlights, in plain surround under pediment; flanking pilasters. Pilasters
also to 2 upper stages of tower over entrance, with commemorative panel and
sundial; rounded top storey has single clock face under dome with boat wind
vane. Casement windows have segmental brick arches. Commemorative panel at
top right. Dormer, central at each side of roof, has shaped gable with header
coping continuing as scrolled pattern, and central lozenge of headers. First
floor string. 4 brick chimneys. Source: H. Bourne, History of Newcastle upon
Tyne, Newcastle 1736, p.153.

Listing NGR: NZ2554564178

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