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Former administration block, Powick Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Powick, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1536 / 52°9'12"N

Longitude: -2.2641 / 2°15'50"W

OS Eastings: 382030

OS Northings: 250620

OS Grid: SO820506

Mapcode National: GBR 0F4.Y4W

Mapcode Global: VH92Z.P4YD

Plus Code: 9C4V5P3P+C9

Entry Name: Former administration block, Powick Hospital

Listing Date: 9 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153404

Location: Powick, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR2

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Powick

Built-Up Area: Collett's Green

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Powick

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 85 SW
3/86 Administration Block
Powick Hospital
- II
Offices. 1852. Brick with limestone dressings and slate roof. Italianate
style. A symmetrical composition of four storeys and three bays with
chamfered quoins and bracketed cornice. Windows have architraves. Those
on the ground floor are sashed with glazing bars and have cornices. Those
on the first floor have 8-pane sashes, pediments, and a sill band. Second
and third floor windows are sashed, with sill band to those on the second
floor. Doorcase has engaged Tuscan columns and triglyph frieze, framing a
doorway with round head, moulded imposts, and keystone. Chimney, in middle
of hipped roof, has stone cap with quoined base below panels with arched
recesses, and a cornice. Return walls treated in a manner similar to main
facade. In 1879 Edward Elgar became Conductor of the staff band of the
County Lunatic Asylum, which later became Powick Hospital. (Grundy, Michael:
Elgar's Beloved Country, Worcester, 1985, p 11).

Listing NGR: SO8203050620

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

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