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Latitude: 51.0471 / 51°2'49"N
Longitude: -1.3222 / 1°19'20"W
OS Eastings: 447607
OS Northings: 127750
OS Grid: SU476277
Mapcode National: GBR 867.8JX
Mapcode Global: FRA 863C.4NW
Entry Name: Hospital of St Cross and Almshouses of Noble Poverty
Listing Date: 24 March 1950
Last Amended: 10 October 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1095374
English Heritage Legacy ID: 144751
Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23
Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael
Built-Up Area: Winchester
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
ST CROSS ROAD (East side), Hospital of St Cross and Almshouses of Noble Poverty
(Formerly listed as: ST CROSS ROAD Hospital of St Cross Hospital Chapel, Under St Cross) (Previously listed as: ST CROSS ROAD Hospital and Chapel of St John)
Founded 1136 by Henry de Blois, Bishop of Winchester. Church Transitional Norman C12 and C13. Cruciform with massive central Tower. The buildings apart from the Church were enlarged during the Bishopric of Cardinal Beaufort early C15 and are principally of this period. Buildings entered from small court through Entrance Gate (C14 -15 detail), but with stone. HC 1675, to main quadrangle, with range of fourteen 2-storey almshouses with one tall shafted chimney to each house. The Hall with graceful 2-light windows adjoins on the West side the Main Gate Tower, which has a range of buildings over a cloister on the East side linking the Tower with the Church. One of the most beautiful groups of buildings in the country. The church was restored by Butterfield in 1864-5. Varying dates and rebuildings.
The buildings of the Hospital of St Cross form a group.
Listing NGR: SU4782729152
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