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Brentwood (District Authority)
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TQ 59134 92233



TQ59SE WARLEY HILL, Warley 723-1/8/148 (West side) Lodge to Warley Hospital and attached walls


Lodge at entrance to Warley Hospital (qv). 1889. By HE Kendall and RR Pope. Red brick with stone dressing, roof of machine-made flat tiles, some semicircular, laid in decorative bands, crested tiles at roof apex. 170m E of principal building, of main building phase of hospital. Tudor Style. EXTERIOR: 2 storey rectangular block with roofs contrived as principal N-S range and S end cross-wing, tower and porch set in internal angle on NE side. Narrow single storey rectangular unit is set at the S end. All windows are metal framed casements and on ground floor on N and E sides have chamfered sills. N elevation to drive, to W gabled single bayed block with diagonal buttress on N W corner. Ground floor, 3-cant bay window with stone hipped castellated roof, gargoyles at angles, central 2x2 paned window, side windows have Gothic arched heads with upper and lower panes. First floor, plain window, 2x2 panes. To E, single storeyed gabled porch with low octagonal castellated tower set behind. Porch doorway has flat sided pointed arch with angel label stops, plain fan-light within. C20 simple door with 2 glazed panels. E elevation (to Warley Hill), central 2-storeyed gabled cross-wing, single bay, ground floor, plain rectangular bay window with rebuilt parapet (now plain), window has 2 mullions and 1 transom, 3x2 panes, single lights to side cants. First floor, rectangular window with head stops to label, mullion and transom, 2x2 panes. To N, octagonal tower (lower than gable apex), gargoyle cornice below embattled parapet, angled faces have small cusped spherical triangular windows. Below, the angles run out to rectangular plan with S side joining flush with cross-wing. Ground floor, twin blocked triagular headed windows with outer head stops. NE corner of tower has a pair of angle buttresses with a broach buttress between. Above, at half height, a small central pointed arched window with ogee cusping. To N, plain side of porch with angle buttress, S end, lesser block flush at front, roof aligned N-S but a gable to E with square ground floor window, mullion and transom, 2x2 panes, label and stops. Small rectangular roof vent above. A stack with a pair of conjoined shafts is set at the S end of both major and minor blocks. Rear W elevation, principal 2-storeyed range with cross-wing gable at S end. Large central projecting twin shafted double shouldered stack with diaper decoration in black burnt headers, similar decoration on principal wall at N end. Ground floor, N-S, diagonal buttress, stack, 2 narrow segment headed windows each of 2 panes, blocked doorway with arched head, (now has a C20 single casement window), angle buttress. First floor, rectangular window with mullion and transom, 2x2 panes, label with head stop set central to cross-wing gable. Minor first floor projecting flue swept into stack on S side. At S end, minor block set well back with roof swept out to yard in internal angle. Simple C20 door with pair of glazed panels, also simple side lights to doorway, diagonal buttress on SW corner. S end elevation, end gable of minor block with twin shafted double shouldered projecting stack. Flank of 2-storeyed cross-wing behind with twin shafted stack at E end. First floor, projecting stack at W end, corbelled out on arch, shafts now missing. WALLS: at front of lodge, 2 contemporary walls project, one from the SE corner as a quadrant to the road, 13m long, the other, straight, to the N from the NE corner is 5m long, terminating at a buttressed pier on the S side of the drive. The walls are similar with deep arch shaped coping. Both have old seatings for upper railings now absent. The Lodge, with Warley Hospital (qv) and Tower House (qv) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5913492233


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 27 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05346/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Graham Bridgeman-Clarke. Source Historic England Archive
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