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© Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB

IoE Number: 304641
Location: JESMOND DENE HOUSE, JESMOND DENE ROAD (north side)
  NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR
Photographer: Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB
Date Photographed: 27 January 2001
Date listed: 08 May 1981
Date of last amendment: 08 May 1981
Grade II

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NZ 26 NENEWCASTLE UPON TYNEJESMOND DENE ROAD(north side)9/3218/5/81Jesmond Dene HouseG.V.II

NZ 26 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE JESMOND DENE ROAD (north side) 9/321 8/5/81 Jesmond Dene House G.V. II House, now school. 1822 by John Dobson for T.E. Headlam; extensive additions and alterations - porch dated 1897 - by F.W. Rich for Sir Andrew Noble. Rock-faced sandstone with chiselled margins, ashlar dressings and plinth; left range has upper timber frame with infill of pebble-dash render; roofs of plain tiles with roll-moulded gable copings. Irregular plan. Tudor style. 2 storeys and attics; 5 bays. Boarded door recessed in open-arched battlemented 2-storey porch in second bay with coat of arms and date 1897 carved in arts-and-crafts-style panels under ground floor corbel-table. Ground floor double-chamfered stone-mullioned (and some transomed) windows; bracketed wood oriel in timber-framed section. Glazed porch at right. Varied roofs; hipped dormers to steeply-pitched double-span right section. Interior a typical late C19 magnate's house, eclectic and rich, with some special features e.g. Frosterley marble fenders, William de Morgan tiles to sitting-room fireplace; Great Hall with elaborate Jacobean panelling and carving to chimney piece, and small staircase alongside, in huge alcove; screens passage and gallery over; multi-moulded beams and joists to roof with corbelled arch trusses and central bosses.

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