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keelman

(ˈkiːlmən)
n, pl -men
(Professions) archaic someone who works on a barge or who is in charge of a keel. Also: keeler
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In response to all three strands of the brief, Faye developed a design proposal for the abandoned Grade II listed Keelmen's Hospital on City Road, Newcastle illustrating how the deserted site could be transformed into successful, intergenerational living spaces - complete with shared gardens and leisure areas.
THE keelmen were celebrated in the song Weel May the Keel Row as key players in the coal trade which underpinned Tyneside life.
The keelmen formed a close-knit, independent, and self-reliant community mainly centred on Sandgate in Newcastle.
After the keelmen's strike of 1822, Tyneside boatmen joined the dig.
No less stimulating is the employment of Turner's Keelmen Heaving in Coals by Moonlight (1835; Fig.
One such population was the Newcastle keelmen, whose responsibility it was to convey coals from the quayside to the coastal vessels waiting at North and South Shields at the mouth of the Tyne.
The Keelmen's Hospital, City Road Designation: Grade II listed Condition: Fair Occ upancy: Vacant/Not in use Almshouses was constructed in 1701 for keelmen and keelmen's widows.
The Keelmen's Hospital, City Road Designation: Grade II listed Condition: Fair Occupancy: Vacant/ Not in use Almshouses constructed in 1701 for keelmen and keelmen's widows.
Northumbria UniversityMaster of Architecture graduate Faye Sedgewick's design proposal tackles the plight of the Keelmen's Hospital, whose domed tower overlooks the Quayside.
Northumbria University master of architecture graduate Faye Sedgewick's design proposal tackles the plight of the Keelmen's Hospital, whose domed tower overlooks the Quayside.
The hospital was built by the keelmen of Newcastle for their orphans, widows and infirm beneficiaries, with the keelmen contributing one penny a tide from the wages from each keel's crew.