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Langthorne Hospital (Main Original Block) (Formerly West Ham Union Workhouse)

A Grade II Listed Building in Cathall, London

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Latitude: 51.555 / 51°33'18"N

Longitude: 0.0038 / 0°0'13"E

OS Eastings: 539014

OS Northings: 185919

OS Grid: TQ390859

Mapcode National: GBR KW.RMC

Mapcode Global: VHHNB.05VR

Plus Code: 9F32H243+2G

Entry Name: Langthorne Hospital (Main Original Block) (Formerly West Ham Union Workhouse)

Listing Date: 24 February 1987

Last Amended: 15 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206906

ID on this website: 101191099

Location: Stratford New Town, Waltham Forest, London, E11

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Harrow Green Holy Trinity and St Augustine of Hippo

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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2/51 Leyton, Ell
(North side)

Langthorne Hospital (main,
original block)

The address shall be
amended to read:-
Leytonstone, Ell
(North side)

Langthorne Hospital
(main original block)
(Formerly West Ham
Union Workhouse)


Leyton, Ell
2/51 (north side)

- Langthorne Hospital (main,
original block)


Former workhouse, now hospital. 1840. Stock brick, white brick and some stucco
dressings. Low pitched slate roof to eaves, with parapets to projecting bays.
3 storeys. 19 bays; advanced giant pilastered centrepiece of 3 bays with splayed
sides, pediment and clock. End bays also advanced and pedimented with giant pila-
sters rising through first and second floors. Fifth and fifteenth bays also advanced,
with pedimental blocking courses. Central tripartite pilastered entrance with stucco
architrave, carried up to tripartite window above and to clock. Similar stucco
architraves to other projecting bays, which also have rusticated brick quoins.
Segmental headed windows, set in segmental reveals to advanced bays. Sashes, plate
glass. Formerly West Ham Union Workhouse. VCH.

Listing NGR: TQ3901485919

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