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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: 1202370



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


District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Dec-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 379980

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ST6276 MANOR ROAD, Fishponds 901-1/30/1274 (North side) 04/03/77 Manor Park Hospital (Formerly Listed as: MANOR ROAD Entrance block of Manor Park Hospital)


Prisoner of war camp, work-house, now hospital. c1779. Work-house from 1837, extended 1865, and hospital since 1946. Pennant rubble with limestone ashlar porches, exterior stacks and interlocking tile hipped roof. Axial, E-shaped plan. 3 storeys; 5:9:3:9:5-window range. A symmetrical front has a 3-window central projecting block, and 5-window T-shaped end wings, with a central C19 porch with columns to a flat canopy; C20 porches to the other ranges except the left-hand one. Cambered rubble heads to late C20 windows. The side wings are articulated by pairs of exterior decapitated stacks. Large 1861-5 five-window extension to the left has semicircular ground-floor arches with chamfered surrounds, now glazed. INTERIOR: remodelled C20. HISTORICAL NOTE: constructed by the Admiralty as a prisoner of war camp, holding prisoners from the wars with the American colonies, and with France from 1793, an early and important example. The other is at Yaxley, Cambs. Converted by the Poor Law Commission, and a lunatic asylum from 1870. (Site Record, Trial Survey of Gardens, etc. ACCES: Harding S: SMR 2794: Bristol: 1987-).

Listing NGR: ST6264176155

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National Grid Reference: ST 62641 76155


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