Tyne and Wear HER(11938): Ryton, Whitewell Lane, The Tower - Details
Ryton, Whitewell Lane, The Tower
Shown on Ordnance Survey second edition of 1890. Given to the Royal Victoria Infirmary of Newcastle in 1923 by Col. Innes Hopkins to be used as the Innes-Hopkins Memorial Home. This convalescent home was named in memory of his two sons who died in the First World War. The building was later Ryton Council Offices and now is a private retirement home.
North East War Memorials Project www.newmp.org.uk R33.12; Gateshead Council, 1999, Conservation Area Policy Guidelines, Strategies and Character Statements, Ryton Conservation Area, pp 9-11