List number: 1024826
Tyne & Wear HER: 116
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ2675665677

House of Adam of Jesmond


The House of Adam in Armstrong Park in Heaton dates back to at least 1267.[1] It was the camera (seat) of Adam de Gesmuth (Adam of Jesmond), the Sheriff of Newcastle. When he died during one of the Crusades, the house was fell into disrepair.[2] The building was disused by the 17th century. The house is also sometimes referred to as "King John's Palace". The ruins are a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade II listed building.

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The House of Adam of Jesmond

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003472:Adam's Camera Heaton Park 1896

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002959:King John's Palace Heaton Park Newcastle upon Tyne

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013479:Adam's Camera Heaton Park 1963

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The House of Adam

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Plaque re The House of Adam of Jesmond (mid-13th C)

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The House of Adam of Jesmond (mid-13th C)

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The House of Adam

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The House of Adam of Jesmond (mid-13th C) (2)

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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 ...

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Tyne and Wear HER(116): Heaton, Camera of Adam of Jesmond/ King John's Palace
- "Attributed to Adam of Jesmond (sometimes misleadingly called King John's Palace) because he held the manor of Heaton in the mid-13th century and the structure appears to date from ...

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Adam of Jesmond's Camera

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King John's Camera, Newcastle

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