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Dormer Parkhursts Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Greatham, Hartlepool

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Latitude: 54.6416 / 54°38'29"N

Longitude: -1.2393 / 1°14'21"W

OS Eastings: 449194

OS Northings: 527657

OS Grid: NZ491276

Mapcode National: GBR MGSR.HW

Mapcode Global: WHD6L.YL1H

Entry Name: Dormer Parkhursts Hospital

Listing Date: 17 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59871

Location: Greatham, Hartlepool, TS25

County: Hartlepool

Civil Parish: Greatham

Built-Up Area: Greatham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Greatham

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 4927
(off west side)
12/20 Dormer Parkhurst's

__ II

Almshouses: originally 6, now 4; 1761 on inscribed plaque, in middle of
centre block. Brick with mid C20 concrete tiled hipped roof and 3 ridge
stacks. Single storey, having projecting wings to left and right.
Symmetrical arrangement of 4 mid C20 doors and 4 mid C20 casement windows,
those to wings being in original openings, those to centre being in enlarged
openings with brick voussoirs extended over. Blocked doorway in inner face
of each side wing. Plaque records: "This Hospital for Six Widows or
Unmarried Women Above Fifty Years of Age Was Founded by DORMER PARKHURST
ESQ., Master of Greatham Hospital In the Year 1761."

Listing NGR: NZ4919427657

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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