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Beech House, Oak House and Linden House at Upton Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Slough

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Latitude: 51.5055 / 51°30'19"N

Longitude: -0.5927 / 0°35'33"W

OS Eastings: 497770

OS Northings: 179448

OS Grid: SU977794

Mapcode National: GBR F87.DZK

Mapcode Global: VHFT8.PF16

Entry Name: Beech House, Oak House and Linden House at Upton Hospital

Listing Date: 3 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113371

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38699

Location: Slough, SL1

County: Slough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Slough

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Upton-cum-Chalvey

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


4/6 Beech House, Oak House,
And Linden House At Upton
Hospital (SU 9776 7942)


Union Workhouse, now hospital 1835-6, by Sampson Kempthorne. Stock brick,
rendered ground floor to south with banded rustication, and hipped slate
roofs. Cruciform plan with central octagonal staircase block, and 3
storey block to south with lower flanking wings. South front: 3 storeys
with cill bands and deep eaves. 5 bays with glazing bar sashes, those on
first floor with blind hoods. Central half glazed door with triangular
pedimented hood on brackets. Flanking 2 storey one bay wings. Later
flanking one storey wings slightly set back with louvred clerestorys,
scattered glazing bar sashes and half glazed doors. The Mrs. Sinkins
Pink was first raised here circa 1880 by the Master of the workhouse
and named after his wife, the Matron. B.O.E, (Bucks, p.238; The History
Of Slough, Maxwell Fraser, Slough Corporation, 1973, pp. 115-6; The Story
Of Slough, Judith Hunter, Local Heritage Books, 1983, pp.58-60.

Listing NGR: SU9777079448

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