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The Grove (Church Army Home for the Elderly)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryton, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9773 / 54°58'38"N

Longitude: -1.7615 / 1°45'41"W

OS Eastings: 415361

OS Northings: 564764

OS Grid: NZ153647

Mapcode National: GBR JB4W.FL

Mapcode Global: WHC3N.X5C6

Plus Code: 9C6WX6GQ+W9

Entry Name: The Grove (Church Army Home for the Elderly)

Listing Date: 21 January 1949

Last Amended: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303853

Location: Ryton, Crookhill and Stella, Gateshead, NE40

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryton, Crookhill and Stella

Built-Up Area: Ryton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Ryton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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15/88 Ryton

21.1.49 The Grove (Church Army Home
for the Elderly) (Formerly listed
as Ryton Grove)


Large house; now old peoples' home. Dated 1742 on rainwater heads; early
C20 additions of round bows on returns. Brick with sandstone ashlar
dressings and rusticated quoins; graduated Westmorland slate roof with 2
tall corniced brick chimneys. 2 storeys and attics, 5 windows x 5.
Partly-glazed door, under ornamental fanlight in Tuscan doorcase with fluted
necking and open pediment, in 2-storey central half-octagonal projection
with windows above door and in canted returns; one window either side.
All windows sashes with glazing bars, projecting stone sills and splayed
stone lintels with false voussoirs. Round bows in returns have flat
stone lintels of similar style. First floor string;dentilled eaves cornice.
3 later pedimented dormers in low-pitched hipped.roof; blocking course to all
projecting bays. 2-storey decorative cast iron loggia on right return.
Interior shows stair, in centre of hall, with turned balusters and ramped
handrail; some stucco decoration to ceilings and cornices.

Listing NGR: NZ1536164764

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