It has been closed to vehicles since May when it was damaged by a burst water main.
Paul Logan, 25, was lured to a Shotley Bridge farm on the pretext of delivering a takeaway.
Bosses at St Clare's Hospice in Jarrow made the decision after health inspectors raised concerns.
Police found the pair after receiving calls from people concerned about the woman's welfare.
The men were cleared of conspiracy to murder after a doorman was shot by a motorcyclist.