STOW LODGE HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1032951
Date first listed:
22-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
STOW LODGE HOSPITAL, UNION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
STOW LODGE HOSPITAL, UNION ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Onehouse
National Grid Reference:
TM 03334 59099

Details

ONEHOUSE UNION ROAD TM 05 NW

2/157 Stow Lodge Hospital - - II

Hospital; built 1781 as The Union Workhouse. (A "House of Industry under the Gilbert Act" according to White's Directory 1855). Red brick. Slated roof with modillioned wooden eaves cornice. Two deep internal chimneys of red brick. A:B:C:B:A. A central entrance block of 3 windows with a modillioned pediment above; in the tympanium is a painted wooden sundial with cartouche surround. Flanking set-back ranges of 5 windows each, and hipped terminal blocks of 2 windows. 3 storeys throughout. Sashes with small panes; the normal form has a flat arch of gauged brick. The ground storey windows of Blocks A and B are recessed within shallow round arches of gauged brick springing from bands of painted stone; the windows are also round-arched and the glazing bars radiate into the head. The centre block has tripartite sashes with cambered heads. Two outer windows at 1st storey have round-arched heads with brick keystones: small pane casements with transomes and radiating mullions rising into the head. The entrance was remodelled in mid C20 to provide a porte-cochere linked to a single-storey office. At either end of the building is an original rear wing of 2 storeys and 4 windows. Other C20 extensions to side and rear, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TM0333459099

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
279932
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Whites Directory' in Whites Directory, (1855)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12021/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Maxwell Newport. Source Historic England Archive
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