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Newholme Hospital (Main Building)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2187 / 53°13'7"N

Longitude: -1.6724 / 1°40'20"W

OS Eastings: 421972

OS Northings: 369126

OS Grid: SK219691

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.B03

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.8CW9

Entry Name: Newholme Hospital (Main Building)

Listing Date: 7 January 1970

Last Amended: 5 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468049

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Built-Up Area: Bakewell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


831-1/3/16 (East side)
07/01/70 Newholme Hospital (main building)
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Newholme (part of former Bakewell
Union, now a hospital))


Former Bakewell Union Workhouse, now hospital administration
block and various offices. c1841 with later additions and
alterations. Coursed limestone with punched sandstone
dressings; graduated slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey symmetrical front of 1:2:1:2:1 bays, the
single bays project and are gabled; single-storey, single-bay
side wings. 2-storey rear wings return twice to partially
enclose yards set back to each side of main facade. Jacobean
style. Chamfered plinth; large quoins.
Chamfered mullioned windows, with transoms to ground floor,
and with rectangular-pane iron casements with small lozenges.
Central 6-panel door in Tudor-arched surround with hoodmould
which steps over a blank shield; transomed sidelights. 2-light
window with dripstone to first floor; gable clock. Recessed
bays have 3-light and 2-light windows.
Gabled outer bays with 2-storey canted bay windows of 1:3:1
lights under ashlar hipped roofs; gable slits. Beyond left
gable is a diamond-pane iron casement with centre-pivot
Front and end gables have shaped kneelers and quoined upstands
to ashlar gable copings. Ashlar end stacks and 2 ridge stacks.
Differing single-storey side wings: that on left with 4-light
window; on right with 3-light window and doorway; flat roofs.
Rear wings have various additions and alterations. Broad
Tudor-arched openings onto the yards are infilled by plinth
walls to casements.
Centrepiece of an impressive range of workhouse buildings of
the period.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK2197269126

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

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