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

List Entry Summary

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

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

List entry Number: 1055582

Location

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

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Berrington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Apr-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259687

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History

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Details

BERRINGTON C.P. A458, CROSS HOUSES SJ 50 NW SJ 5386 0756 (north-east side) 3/35 Cross Houses Hospital, that part used as 3.4.86 hospital administration block, staff accomodation and parts of Wards Nos 1B (Lyth Hill Ward), 2A (Breidden Ward), 2B (Grinshill Ward) and 3A (Ragleth Ward) - II Workhouse, now part of hospital. 1792-3, by J. H. Haycock (1759-1850) of Shrewsbury. Red brick with hipped slate roof. H-plan. 3 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 3 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 4 flush panels and painted brick flat arches. 2 wings projecting at rear. Built as the Atcham Union Workhouse with later additions of 1851 or 1871 and 1903 (not of special architectral interest). V.C.H., Vol VIII, p.17; Colvin, p.407.



Listing NGR: SJ5386307567

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SJ 53863 07567

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