CHILDREN'S CONVALESCENT HOME, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1243007
Date first listed:
21-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
CHILDREN'S CONVALESCENT HOME, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL AND GATES

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHILDREN'S CONVALESCENT HOME, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL AND GATES

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Marlborough
National Grid Reference:
SU1846269592

Details

MARLBOROUGH COMMON 1. 5407 (West Side) Children's Convalescent Home, including boundary wall and gates SU 1869 3/275 II 2. 1836. Former Union Workhouse. Apparently designed by W. Cooper an associate of Sir Gilbert Scott. Ashlar Bath stone. Pitched slate roofs with overhanging eaves on paired cut brackets. Grid-iron plan with octagonal crossing at centre. 2 storeys. Plain band above ground floor. Main elevation has 17 ranges of swivelling windows, those in centre 7 bays with vertical glazing bars only Centre 7 bays break forward, and centre 5 bays break again, and these are crowned by a pediment with wooden entablature, also on paired cut brackets, clasping buttresses at all angles. Unmoulded pediments on plain corbel blocks over 2 former entrance doors, of which 1 is not a window. Modern casement in ground floor central window, and 2 modern doors in central bays of flanking wings. Block flanking Common has 4 ranges of modern casements and 1 of original casements with vertical glazing bars only. Wall from this block running south, and returning into Hyde Lane. Ashlar, Ramped to rusticated gatepiers. Iron gates with arrowhead finials.

Listing NGR: SU1846269592

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
446158
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Jan 2006
Reference: IOE01/15085/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Russell Frost. Source Historic England Archive
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