HARROW HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1356866
Date first listed:
08-Mar-1999
Statutory Address:
HARROW HOSPITAL, ROXETH HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
HARROW HOSPITAL, ROXETH HILL

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Harrow (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 15042 86781

Details

TQ 1586 NW ROXETH HILL

1157/17/10022 Harrow Hospital

II

Cottage Hospital. 1906 by Arnold Mitchell, extended to west 1915 for war use, extended to south west 1925 both these extensions possibly by the same architect. The further extensions to east and south of mid-late C20 are not of special interest. Red brick laid in English bond, banded with artificial stone; machine tile roofs. Arts and Crafts style. 2 parallel ranges. EXTERIOR: symmetrical north elevation. One storey and dormer attic; 6-window range. Central entrance consisting of double-leaf half-glazed doors set within eared artificial stone surround with keyblocks. In the frieze the inscription "Harrow Hospital". Pair of outer pilasters frame 5 x 2 paned fixed windows. Swan-necked pediment rising to embrace centre-hung cast-iron window with multiple glazing bars. Open modillion pediment above contains cartouche plaque: dated 1906, with swags. All ground-floor windows framed by banded brick and stone: 2 outer 6/9 horned sashes either side (outer sash to east replaced with a Crittall window under a soldier arch) separated by a bow window set within shallow recess, and all linked by modillion cornice. Over the bow windows rise tall gables each fitted with a 3-light timber casement. Horizontal brick and stone banding above. Main roof with 3 gabled dormers fitted with 6/6 horned sashes. 3 ridge stacks, symmetrically placed. 2-storey hipped pavilion set back to west, added 1916: one 2/4 horned sash to basement and 2 4/4 horned sashes above, all under gauged skewback arches. Two-storey hipped pavilion set further back to west of last, added 1925: 3 fixed lights with louvred opening upper parts, and a pane[ door to right. Rear, south, elevation with 5 gables to attic fitted with various replacement casements of mid to late C20. Ground floor obscured by mid to late C20 extensions. INTERIOR: front block has long east-west corridor with double swing doors at intervals. Central large niche, dogleg staircase with oak handrail and square corner posts, central -stained glass window with swags and portrait of Jesus, round-headed arch and bronze plaque commemorating VAD during the Great War.



Listing NGR: TQ1504286781

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
473102
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: 12 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00844/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr S. Charles. Source Historic England Archive
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