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Hospital of St Mary the Virgin Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne

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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

Plus Code: 9C6WX99C+28

Entry Name: Hospital of St Mary the Virgin Almshouses

Listing Date: 11 April 1973

Grade: II

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

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(west side)
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

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