Health and Welfare Buildings
Designation Listing Selection Guide
A guide to outline the selection criteria used when designating health and welfare buildings.
This selection guide looks at hospitals, asylums, workhouses, almshouses and health centres. After a brief historical introduction it then provides a slightly fuller overview of the historical development of different types of health and welfare buildings, before outlining the various factors which are taken into account when considering them for designation.
This is one of a series of guides which set out some of our approaches to designating buildings. Covering twenty broad categories of building types, they including historical overviews and special considerations for listing, plus select bibliographies. They are primarily intended to develop understanding of designated buildings and structures, and to offer insight into designation decision making.
- Introduction and definitions
- Historical summary
- Specific considerations when considering health and welfare buildings for designation
- Select bibliography
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Completed
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