Deepdale Hale (Formerly West Wing Of Preston Royal Infirmary) / Preston Royal Infirmary (Original Infirmary Building)

13 Jun 2004
Deepdale Hale (Formerly West Wing Of Preston Royal Infirmary), Deepdale Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 5AR
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Preston Royal Infirmary (Original Infirmary Building), Deepdale Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 5AR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SD5430 DEEPDALE ROAD 941-1/5/94 (West side) 07/04/88 Deepdale Hall (formerly west wing of Preston Royal Infirmary) (Formerly Listed as: DEEPDALE ROAD Preston Royal Infirmary (Original Infirmary Building))


Hospital building, now hall of residence. 1869-70, by James Hibbert; altered. Red brick with sandstone dressings and slate roofs. Long rectangular block. Mixed French and Italian style.

Two storeys over cellars, the long side 6:3:2 windows (the 3-window portion breaking forwards slightly and now covered by modern link at ground floor), with sill- and head-bands, and cornice with semicircular pediments over the windows; and clasping corner towers which have coupled round-headed windows in each side and very tall French pavilion roofs with ornamental iron cresting. Hipped 2-span roof with similar cresting at the ends, a central pavilion roof with corona in matching style, and small extruded roundels in the slope. South end has 5-bay loggia at ground floor with canopied glazed balcony above. INTERIOR has large open ward on each floor (Albert and Alice Wards respectively). Built as one of 2 intended wings to Royal Infirmary (opened 1870). Attached later buildings to north, west and east not of special interest. Forms group with Deepdale Hall (original main range of Infirmary, q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD5441230158


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1795 IOE Records taken by Ian Scott; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Ian Scott. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Scott, Ian

Rights Holder: Scott, Ian


Brick, Sandstone, Slate, Victorian Hospital Building, Health And Welfare, Loggia, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building, Hall Of Residence, Domestic, Residential Building