HOSPITAL OF ST CROSS AND ALMSHOUSES OF NOBLE POVERTY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1095374

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Oct-2001

Statutory Address: HOSPITAL OF ST CROSS AND ALMSHOUSES OF NOBLE POVERTY, ST CROSS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: HOSPITAL OF ST CROSS AND ALMSHOUSES OF NOBLE POVERTY, ST CROSS ROAD

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

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 47607 27750

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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ST CROSS ROAD (East side), Hospital of St Cross and Almshouses of Noble Poverty

(Formerly listed as: ST CROSS ROAD Hospital of St Cross Hospital Chapel, Under St Cross) (Previously listed as: ST CROSS ROAD Hospital and Chapel of St John)

24-MAR-50

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Founded 1136 by Henry de Blois, Bishop of Winchester. Church Transitional Norman C12 and C13. Cruciform with massive central Tower. The buildings apart from the Church were enlarged during the Bishopric of Cardinal Beaufort early C15 and are principally of this period. Buildings entered from small court through Entrance Gate (C14 -15 detail), but with stone. HC 1675, to main quadrangle, with range of fourteen 2-storey almshouses with one tall shafted chimney to each house. The Hall with graceful 2-light windows adjoins on the West side the Main Gate Tower, which has a range of buildings over a cloister on the East side linking the Tower with the Church. One of the most beautiful groups of buildings in the country. The church was restored by Butterfield in 1864-5. Varying dates and rebuildings. The buildings of the Hospital of St Cross form a group.



Listing NGR: SU4782729152

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 144751

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 706-713

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