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General Infirmary

A Grade II Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0688 / 51°4'7"N

Longitude: -1.7996 / 1°47'58"W

OS Eastings: 414134

OS Northings: 129959

OS Grid: SU141299

Mapcode National: GBR 517.V4P

Mapcode Global: FRA 7639.BPH

Entry Name: General Infirmary

Listing Date: 12 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319141

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury St Thomas and St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South Side)
General Infirmary
SU 1429 NW 3/468
Main centre block 1767-71 by John Wood of Bath. Very much enlarged 1845 and
1869 and modern extensions. Original centre block 4 storeys red brick. Stone
frieze with inscription: "General Infirmary supported by voluntary Contribution
1767". Stone cornice, originally with crenellation above. 7 windows, recessed
sashes, glazing bars intact 2nd floor and ground floor, some on 1st floor.
Low broad centred doorway with engaged Doric columns, broken entablature and
open moulded pediment, stone. Wings of 1845 and 1869 with half octagon bays,
hipped slate roofs. South front retains crenellated parapet, also of 7 windows,
most of glazing altered. Interior retains one ward in original state and
chapel with fine reredos consisting of 2 tablets of Laws in frame of engaged
fluted Composite columns, moulded entablature and pediment with modillions
and dentil and egg and dart mouldings. Guilded spray in tympanum.

Listing NGR: SU1413429958

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