FORMER SECURE ACCOMMODATION RANGE AND ATTACHED YARD WALL AT KING EDWARD VII HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1119808

Date first listed: 17-Feb-1993

Statutory Address: FORMER SECURE ACCOMMODATION RANGE AND ATTACHED YARD WALL AT KING EDWARD VII HOSPITAL, CRIMP HILL

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER SECURE ACCOMMODATION RANGE AND ATTACHED YARD WALL AT KING EDWARD VII HOSPITAL, CRIMP HILL

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

District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Old Windsor

National Grid Reference: SU 97745 73595

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Details

OLD WINDSOR

SU96SE CRIMP HILL 599-1/14/86 (West side) 17/02/93 Former secure-accommodation range & att. yard wall at King Edward VII Hospital

GV II

Former secure-accommodation block with attached yard wall, at former Windsor Union Workhouse (now King Edward VII Hospital (qv)). Mid C19, altered. Brownish brick in Flemish bond; Welsh slate roofs. EXTERIOR: single storey; 12-bay range at south-west end, formerly sleeping accommodation, with walled yard on north-west side; adjoining range of similar length and slightly different roof-pitch to north-east. South-west range has lower-roofed outshut on north-west side with barred windows and small board-shuttered openings at low level; barred windows below eaves of main block; and in rear wall (paired); continuous ridge course; 4-panel door with 4-pane overlight in south-west gable. North-east range has barred windows and pitched wooden roof, louvre to rear roof slope; some inserted openings. INTERIOR: not inspected, but south-west range has cell-like accommodation. This range is reported to have been used as secure accommodation for vagrants who were taken in, bathed in a bathhouse, now demolished, at north-east end, fed in the next block, and put in the south-west block to sleep; in the morning they worked in the yard (apparently crawling-out of the cells through the shuttered openings) breaking clinker, which was passed out through the holes in the yard wall, before being released. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached yard wall approx 2 metres high; having line of circular-patterned holes on north-west side. An unusual survival of the workhouse organisation.





Listing NGR: SU9774573595

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