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HERTFORDSHIRE AND ESSEX GENERAL HOSPITAL (FORMER WORKHOUSE BLOCK, NOW STAFF ACCOMMODATION, COMPRISING WAYTEMORE HOUSE, ESSEX HOUSE, CECIL HOUSE, OFFICES AND TRAINING SCHOOL)

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: HERTFORDSHIRE AND ESSEX GENERAL HOSPITAL (FORMER WORKHOUSE BLOCK, NOW STAFF ACCOMMODATION, COMPRISING WAYTEMORE HOUSE, ESSEX HOUSE, CECIL HOUSE, OFFICES AND TRAINING SCHOOL)

List entry Number: 1101612

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HERTFORDSHIRE AND ESSEX GENERAL HOSPITAL (FORMER WORKHOUSE BLOCK, NOW STAFF ACCOMMODATION, COMPRISING WAYTEMORE HOUSE, ESSEX HOUSE, CECIL HOUSE, OFFICES AND TRAINING SCHOOL), HAYMEADS LANE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bishop's Stortford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 160925

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Details

TL 42 SE 6/31, 7/31 TL 52 SW

HAYMEADS LANE (West Side) Herts and Essex General Hospital (former workhouse block, now staff accommodation, comprising Waytemore House, Essex House, Cecil House, offices and training school)



II 1856 former workhouse complex, red brick, slate and modern concrete tile roofs. Y-plan with terminating blocks. Entrance block at foot of Y, set back within courtyard, flanked on east by single storey lodges. These have hipped roof centres of three semi-circular headed sash windows. Entrance block: three storeys, five windows, all arch-headed, partly vertical sash, partly with bottom-hung ventilators. Central door with cornice on concoles. Low hipped roof with exposed rafters on projecting eaves.Dentil cornice. Central louvre with iron weathervane and fox motif. Legs of Y also three storeys with similar window and eaves treatment. Other terminal blocks similar to entrance, but four windows. Adjoining south terminal block on east side is original, single-storey casualty cell block. Eight windows with original, iron opening gear intact on south side.

Listing NGR: TL5005720907

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National Grid Reference: TL 50057 20907

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