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St Katherine's Hospital and Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Ledbury, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0369 / 52°2'12"N

Longitude: -2.4231 / 2°25'23"W

OS Eastings: 371072

OS Northings: 237691

OS Grid: SO710376

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.FTSW

Mapcode Global: VH860.Y2CC

Plus Code: 9C4V2HPG+PQ

Entry Name: St Katherine's Hospital and Almshouses

Listing Date: 18 September 1953

Last Amended: 5 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151871

Location: Ledbury, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Ledbury

Built-Up Area: Ledbury

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Ledbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Tagged with: Almshouse Hospital building

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(West Side)
St Katherine's Hospital
and Almshouses
(formerly listed as
St Katherine's Hospital)
SO 7137 NE 2/44 18.9.53.


Founded in 1232 by Bishop Foliot, but no part of original building remains. Now
has a central low stone tower above 4-centred arch gateway with wings on either
side. South wing was rebuilt in 1822 after designs of Sir Robert Smirke, 3 stone
gables with dripmoulds to windows. North wing was rebuilt in 1866 also with 3
gables and imitation timber framing and 3-light stone mullion windows. All leaded-pane
casements. Slate and tiled roofs. At rear is a continuous verandah on 1st floor
in timber, forming covered walk below.

Listing NGR: SO7107737646

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