Jesmond Dene House
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Jesmond Dene House shown within Tyne and Wear
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The house was built in 1822 to designs by architect John Dobson at Jesmond Dene for Thomas Emerson Headlam, a physician and Mayor of Newcastle in 1837 and 1845. In about 1857 Lord Armstrong, a wealthy industrialist, bought the property. He landscaped and developed the adjacent Jesmond Dene valley into a woodland park and garden
Following the death of Noble's widow in 1929 the house was put to various uses, including a college, a civil defence establishment, a seminary and a residential school, before becoming a hotel following its restoration and refurbishment in 2005.
As of September 2005 Jesmond Dene House is a 40-bedroom boutique hotel with a three-rosette restaurant,
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