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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1139826
English Heritage Legacy ID: 59871
Location: Greatham, Hartlepool, TS25
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
GREATHAM FRONT STREET
(off west side)
12/20 Dormer Parkhurst's
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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