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ROYAL HOSPITAL

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: ROYAL HOSPITAL

List entry Number: 1201801

Location

ROYAL HOSPITAL, CLEVELAND ROAD

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

County:

District: City of Wolverhampton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Jun-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378383

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO9198SE CLEVELAND ROAD 895-1/14/211 (South side) 04/06/91 Royal Hospital

GV II

Hospital. 1845, by Edward Banks; Edward VII memorial wing, 1912. Brick with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Classical style. Formerly symmetrical range of 2 storeys and basement and 15 bays with 3-storey, 5-bay, centre and pedimented end pavilions, that to left replaced by 1912 wing of 5 x 7 bays. Ashlar basement and Tuscan pilastrade on stone-coped brick plinth, paired pilasters to pavilion and top blocking course; centre has tetrastyle portico on antae. Basement has segmental-headed windows with 16-pane sashes; other windows have architraves and 12-pane sashes, those to ground floor with pediments, those to 1st floor with eared architraves. Entrance has consoled cornice with scrolled cresting, overlight and C20 doors. Wing has similar details, but panelled angle pilasters; distyle in antis portico, with iron railings and later infill; treatment continued to 1st bay of return but other 6 bays plainer. Right return and rear treated similarly to facade, but with C20 additions, rear has Y-plan wing. The hospital was the 1st major commission of a notable Wolverhampton architect.

Listing NGR: SO9193998173

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National Grid Reference: SO 91939 98173

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