THE WARNEFORD HOSPITAL: NURSES' HOME

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1245349
Date first listed:
15-May-1997
Statutory Address:
THE WARNEFORD HOSPITAL: NURSES' HOME, WARNEFORD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE WARNEFORD HOSPITAL: NURSES' HOME, WARNEFORD LANE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Oxford (District Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP5375806138

Details

SP 50 NW 612/24/10043

OXFORD WARNEFORD LANE, Headington The Warneford Hospital: Nurses' Home

GV II

Nurses` home at asylum. 1913-14, by N.W. Harrison; extended later C20. Limestone ashlar. Slate hipped roof with lead rolled hips and ridge. Central axial ashlar stack with arch linking two shafts with moulded cornices. PLAN: Rectangular on plan with entrance at the centre of the SE front. Later C20 single-storey extension on north corner. Neo-Georgian style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys. The centre bays of three of the elevations have deeply overhanging bracketed eaves, while the broad turret-like corners are blind and have parapets with moulded cornices. South east front has 3-bay centre with 12-pane sashes, the first floor in moulded architraves, the ground floor with low round-arched `Diocletion` doorway with side-lights and keystone rising through the first floor band above; large stone canted bay window on left. NE elevation is similar, but narrower, composition, the left corner `turret` is broader and has slightly recessed corner. The NW, rear, is similar to the front, but the fenestration is asymmetrical and there is no bay window. The SW side, 1:3:1 bays, the centre advanced with a moulded stone cornice to the hipped roof; later C20 fire escape. Later C20 single-storey extension obscures part of the ground storeys of the NW and NE elevations. INTERIOR not inspected. SOURCE: Parry-Jones, B., The Warneford Hospital, Oxford, 1826-1976, p.23.

Listing NGR: SP5375806138

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
468690
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Parry Jones, B, The Warneford Hospital Oxford 1826-197623

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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