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Magdalene Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Wilton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0823 / 51°4'56"N

Longitude: -1.8566 / 1°51'23"W

OS Eastings: 410137

OS Northings: 131448

OS Grid: SU101314

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZT.5DH

Mapcode Global: FRA 7608.6HP

Plus Code: 9C3W34JV+W8

Entry Name: Magdalene Hospital

Listing Date: 8 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319226

ID on this website: 101023707

Location: Wilton, Wiltshire, SP2

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Wilton

Built-Up Area: Wilton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Wilton St Mary and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Nos 22 to 32 (even)
(Magdalene Hospital)
SU 13 SW 1/101


Dated 1831. Designed 1828 by Edward Blore for Lady Pembroke in Tudor-Gothic
2 storeys gault brick almshouses with coped gabled front to road. A pair
of gabled breaks to left, 2 small stone gables to centre 1st floor windows
and a gabled break to right. Gables are coped and weathered with finials
and kneelers. Five 2-light stone mullion windows on 1st floor, with moulded
labels to breaks. 6 windows on ground floor, three 3-light and a 2-light
stone mullion windows with moulded labels, 2 canted bays with stone hipped
roofs and 4 lights. Centre recess flanked by facing porches, also gabled
and with finials, Tudor arch doorways with sunk spandrels and beaded doors.
1½ storey extension to left with entrance to No 22 under moulded label (beaded
door). No 32 entered from south-east gable end, two 2-light stone mullion
windows with moulded labels on 1st floor, projecting stone hipped roof bay
on ground floor with central doorway (like No 22's) and flanking windows.
Gabled panel above door with inscribed plaque in Gothic letters

"This Hospital of Saint Mary Magdalen of Wilton was rebuilt on its
present site in fulfillment of the intentions of George Augustus
11th Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery by Catherine his widow and sole
executrix A. Dni. 1831".

Slate roof with 3 large ridge chimneys and 1 diagonally shafted wall chimney
with stepped base adjacent to No 22.
3½ ft street wall of gault brick with weathered stone capping and 2 sets
of low gatepiers with pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: SU1013731448

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