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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 10137 31448


1. 5409 KING STREET Nos 22 to 32 (even) (Magdalene Hospital) SU 13 SW 1/101


2. Dated 1831. Designed 1828 by Edward Blore for Lady Pembroke in Tudor-Gothic style. 2 storeys gault brick almshouses with coped gabled front to road. A pair of gabled breaks to left, 2 small stone gables to centre 1st floor windows and a gabled break to right. Gables are coped and weathered with finials and kneelers. Five 2-light stone mullion windows on 1st floor, with moulded labels to breaks. 6 windows on ground floor, three 3-light and a 2-light stone mullion windows with moulded labels, 2 canted bays with stone hipped roofs and 4 lights. Centre recess flanked by facing porches, also gabled and with finials, Tudor arch doorways with sunk spandrels and beaded doors. 1½ storey extension to left with entrance to No 22 under moulded label (beaded door). No 32 entered from south-east gable end, two 2-light stone mullion windows with moulded labels on 1st floor, projecting stone hipped roof bay on ground floor with central doorway (like No 22's) and flanking windows. Gabled panel above door with inscribed plaque in Gothic letters

"This Hospital of Saint Mary Magdalen of Wilton was rebuilt on its present site in fulfillment of the intentions of George Augustus 11th Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery by Catherine his widow and sole executrix A. Dni. 1831".

Slate roof with 3 large ridge chimneys and 1 diagonally shafted wall chimney with stepped base adjacent to No 22. 3½ ft street wall of gault brick with weathered stone capping and 2 sets of low gatepiers with pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: SU1013731448


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 30 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/13145/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Read. Source Historic England Archive
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