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Latitude: 54.7673 / 54°46'2"N
Longitude: -1.5231 / 1°31'23"W
OS Eastings: 430782
OS Northings: 541474
OS Grid: NZ307414
Mapcode National: GBR KFT9.1V
Mapcode Global: WHC4R.KFYP
Entry Name: Sherburn Hospital Dispensary
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120751
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109968
Location: Shincliffe, County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Shincliffe
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
SHINCLIFFE A 181
12/87 Sherburn Hospital
Former Dispensary now Community Hall. 1883, dated on stained glass window in
left bay; early C20 rear addition. Tooled dressed sandstone with engineering
brick rear and addition. Plain clay roof tiles. Tudor style. Shallow H-plan.
One storey; centre bay flanked by slightly-projecting cross-gabled bays.
Porch, on left half of centre bay, has 3-centred-arched moulded doorway
flanked by pilasters. Frieze above inscribed: SHERBURN HOSPITAL DISPENSARY.
Double-chamfered, ovolo-mullioned windows: 3-light to right of porch; 4-light
mullioned-and-transomed windows under hoodmoulds in end bays; window at left
is taller and contains stained glass. Small sunk panels in double-chamfered
surrounds in gables of outer bays: armorial carving at left; carving of Christ
as healer at right. Coped gables with finials on apex and footstones.
Steeply-pitched roof with off-centre corniced ridge stacks. 2-bay left return
with 2-light window at rear. 2-bay right return has slightly-taller 3-bay
extension on rear in similar style. C20 range of garages on right return are
not of interest.
Listing NGR: NZ3078241474
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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