CROSS HOUSES HOSPITAL, THAT PART USED AS HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION BLOCK, STAFF ACCOMMODATION AND PARTS OF WARDS NUMBERS 1B (LYTH HILL WARD), 2A (BREIDDEN WARD), 2B (GRINSHILL WARD) AND 3A (RAGLETH WARD)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055582
Date first listed:
03-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
CROSS HOUSES HOSPITAL, THAT PART USED AS HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION BLOCK, STAFF ACCOMMODATION AND PARTS OF WARDS NOS 1B (LYTH HILL WARD), 2A (BREIDDEN WARD), 2B (GRINSHILL WARD) AND 3A (RAGLETH WARD), A458 CROSS HOUSES

Map

Ordnance survey map of CROSS HOUSES HOSPITAL, THAT PART USED AS HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION BLOCK, STAFF ACCOMMODATION AND PARTS OF WARDS NUMBERS 1B (LYTH HILL WARD), 2A (BREIDDEN WARD), 2B (GRINSHILL WARD) AND 3A (RAGLETH WARD)
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Location

Statutory Address:
CROSS HOUSES HOSPITAL, THAT PART USED AS HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION BLOCK, STAFF ACCOMMODATION AND PARTS OF WARDS NOS 1B (LYTH HILL WARD), 2A (BREIDDEN WARD), 2B (GRINSHILL WARD) AND 3A (RAGLETH WARD), A458 CROSS HOUSES

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Berrington
National Grid Reference:
SJ 53863 07567

Details

SJ 50 NW SJ 5386 0756 3/35

BERRINGTON C.P. A458, CROSS HOUSES (northeast side) Cross Houses Hospital, that part used as hospital administration block, staff accommodation and parts of Wards Nos 1B (Lyth Hill Ward), 2A (Breidden Ward), 2B (Grinshill Ward) and 3A (Ragleth Ward)

3.4.86

II Workhouse, now part of hospital. 1792-93, by J.H. Haycock (1759-1850) of Shrewsbury.

Red brick with hipped slate roof. H-plan. Three storeys. Dentil brick eaves cornice; brick stack behind ridge off-centre to right and brick ridge stack to right. 2:7:2 bays with projecting end pavilions; glazing bar sashes with painted brick flat arches, second floor window in third bay from left replaced by three casements in late C20. Central blocked segmental-headed archway with pair of C20 glazed doors; doors in pavilions between second and third and ninth and tenth bays with four flush panels and painted brick flat arches. Two wings projecting at rear.

Built as the Atcham Union Workhouse with later additions of 1851 or 1871 and 1903 (not of special architectural interest).

Listing NGR: SJ5386307567

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259687
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978), 407
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 17

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: 13 Jun 2002
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