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Latitude: 54.9676 / 54°58'3"N
Longitude: -1.6292 / 1°37'45"W
OS Eastings: 423838
OS Northings: 563722
OS Grid: NZ238637
Mapcode National: GBR SM0.KT
Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.YDCN
Entry Name: Hospital of St Mary the Virgin Almshouses
Listing Date: 11 April 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107920
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304813
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Elswick
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Matthew with St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE RYE HILL
11/4/73 Hospital of St. Mary
the Virgin Almshouses
Main range and South-east wing of 1858. Wings running Northward at either end
added 1916 in keeping with original building. Snecked sandstone with ashlar
dressings. High pitched roof of graduated green slates. Gothic style. Two
storeys. Main range ten bays long. Most of the windows paired cusped lancets with
iron casements: some first floor windows have round-shouldered lintels, also in
C13 style. On North front and in wing eaves are broken by stone - coped gables.
South-east wing has cusped lancets in groups of two or three under a wider arch
with a quatrefoil light above them. Plain paired sashes on South front. Pointed-
arched doorways under hoodmoulds with headstops. Decorative iron door furniture.
Inscriptions and coats of arms above doors.
Listing NGR: NZ2383863722
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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