Tyne and Wear HER(7881): Spital Tongues, Moor Lodge - Details
Spital Tongues, Moor Lodge
This was the home of William Hunter. Located in extensive grounds with a kitchen garden. In 1883 the hospital authorities purchased for £500 the surrender of the lease they had granted to Hunter for Moor Lodge. The house became a Home for Incurables. It opened in 1884 to 21 patients. It was demolished in 1931.
O. Taylor, 1993, Bygone Spital Tongues; North of England Civic Trust, February 2009, Spital Tongues, Newcastle upon Tyne - Suggested Conservation Area Scoping Study, Draft Report