Tyne and Wear HER(11383): Gosforth, St. Nicholas Hospital Conservation Area

  • Description

    "St. Nicholas Hospital Conservation Area was designated in 1991. It includes the C19 hospital buildings (the original symmetrical hospital block of 1867 by Moffat, HER 9131, and the theatre/recreation hall of 1896, HER 5057, are listed grade 2) in a pastoral parkland setting with surrounding stone wall (2.5m high built of squared and roughly dressed stone with a half-round hand-dressed stone coping) which marks the land bought by the Health Commission of the Mental Health Corporation (approx 100 acres). The hospital site regarded as special because it includes Dodds Farm (farmstead shown on Kenton Road as High Coxlodge on OS first edition map of 1858, purchased in 1865 for conversion into an asylum....."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/smr/11383
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 7 months ago
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