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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.


List entry Number: 1139826



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


District: Hartlepool

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Greatham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Dec-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59871

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GREATHAM FRONT STREET NZ 4927 (off west side) 12/20 Dormer Parkhurst's Hospital

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Almshouses: originally 6, now 4; 1761 on inscribed plaque, in middle of centre block. Brick with mid C20 concrete tiled hipped roof and 3 ridge stacks. Single storey, having projecting wings to left and right. Symmetrical arrangement of 4 mid C20 doors and 4 mid C20 casement windows, those to wings being in original openings, those to centre being in enlarged openings with brick voussoirs extended over. Blocked doorway in inner face of each side wing. Plaque records: "This Hospital for Six Widows or Unmarried Women Above Fifty Years of Age Was Founded by DORMER PARKHURST ESQ., Master of Greatham Hospital In the Year 1761."

Listing NGR: NZ4919427657

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National Grid Reference: NZ 49194 27657


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