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Latitude: 52.2512 / 52°15'4"N
Longitude: 0.3977 / 0°23'51"E
OS Eastings: 563767
OS Northings: 264160
OS Grid: TL637641
Mapcode National: GBR N9Q.Z6S
Mapcode Global: VHJGH.VP31
Entry Name: Newmarket General Hospital
Listing Date: 26 June 1984
Last Amended: 14 November 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1193799
English Heritage Legacy ID: 275651
Location: Newmarket, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8
District: Forest Heath
Civil Parish: Newmarket
Built-Up Area: Newmarket
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Exning St Martin
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TL 66 SW NEWMARKET EXNING ROAD
(North East side)
177/4/91 Newmarket General Hospital
(Formerly listed as: EXNING
ROAD (North East side) Newmarket
General Hospital quadrangular
block containing Administration,
Nurses Homes A and B, and
GV 26/06/84 II
Also known as: White Lodge Hospital EXNING ROAD
Workhouse, now disused hospital. 1837, with later C19 and C20 alterations. Yellow brick, with ashlar and brick dressings and slate roofs. Coped brick side wall and ridge stacks. Plinth, dentillated eaves. 2 storeys, with ranges of different heights. 19 windows, arranged 3:4:4:5:3. Windows are mainly round headed glazing bar sashes.
Central entrance block flanked by side ranges with end pavilions. Returns enclosing a courtyard.
Higher entrance block has first floor and impost bands and pedimented gable. Rear gable has a datestone and a square wooden bell turret with round arched openings and a weather vane in the shape of a racehorse. Slightly projecting centre bay with elliptical arched carriage opening, now panelled and with a glazing bar fanlight. On each side, a window. All these openings have imposts and keystones. Above, 4 windows arranged 1:2:1.
Beyond, on each side, a canted brick bay window, c1902, with round arched openings. To left, 5 windows. To right, an inserted door, then 3 windows. Above, 4 glazing bar sashes with brick flat arches. To right, 5 similar windows, and some later insertions.
End pavilions have 3 windows on each floor, with impost bands. Returns have similar fenestration minus the bands. Rear ranges have altered fenestration below, and regular fenestration above. Wide bracketed eaves to inner elevations, protecting former first floor walkway.
The rear ranges were originally linked by 2 further ranges, forming 2 enclosed yards, only part of on of these linking ranges survives, reduced to a single storey.
Listing NGR: TL6376764160
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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