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Royal Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5813 / 52°34'52"N

Longitude: -2.1204 / 2°7'13"W

OS Eastings: 391939

OS Northings: 298173

OS Grid: SO919981

Mapcode National: GBR 1FM.Z1

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.DCJY

Entry Name: Royal Hospital

Listing Date: 4 June 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378383

Location: Wolverhampton, WV2

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Ettingshall

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/14/211 (South side)
04/06/91 Royal Hospital


Hospital. 1845, by Edward Banks; Edward VII memorial wing,
1912. Brick with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Classical
style. Formerly symmetrical range of 2 storeys and basement
and 15 bays with 3-storey, 5-bay, centre and pedimented end
pavilions, that to left replaced by 1912 wing of 5 x 7 bays.
Ashlar basement and Tuscan pilastrade on stone-coped brick
plinth, paired pilasters to pavilion and top blocking course;
centre has tetrastyle portico on antae. Basement has
segmental-headed windows with 16-pane sashes; other windows
have architraves and 12-pane sashes, those to ground floor
with pediments, those to 1st floor with eared architraves.
Entrance has consoled cornice with scrolled cresting,
overlight and C20 doors. Wing has similar details, but
panelled angle pilasters; distyle in antis portico, with iron
railings and later infill; treatment continued to 1st bay of
return but other 6 bays plainer. Right return and rear treated
similarly to facade, but with C20 additions, rear has Y-plan
wing. The hospital was the 1st major commission of a notable
Wolverhampton architect.

Listing NGR: SO9193998173

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