Tyne and Wear HER(1412): Jesmond, hospital - Details
Health and Welfare
Though there is primary documentary evidence for miracles at and pilgrims to the chapel at Jesmond there is none for a hospital or hospice there. Its original existence has been inferred by various authorities, however.
<< HER 1412 >> H. Bourne, 1736, History of Newcastle, 81-82n J. Brand, 1789, History of Newcastle, I, 198n F.W. Dendy, 1904, An Account of Jesmond, Archaeologia Aeliana, 3, I, 137-8, 140-1 M.H. Dodds, 1930, Jesmond Township, Northumberland County History,XIII, 302-03 D. Knowles & R.N. Hadcock, 1953, Medieval Religious Houses England and Wales, 293