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Penn Hospital, Former Children's Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Penn, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.559 / 52°33'32"N

Longitude: -2.1592 / 2°9'33"W

OS Eastings: 389304

OS Northings: 295698

OS Grid: SO893956

Mapcode National: GBR 15W.H1

Mapcode Global: WHBFY.TY02

Entry Name: Penn Hospital, Former Children's Hospital

Listing Date: 4 November 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378525

Location: Wolverhampton, WV4

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Penn

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Penn St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/4/94 (South side)
04/11/91 Penn Hospital, former Childrens'


House, hospital in C20, vacant at time of resurvey (1990).
c1770 with later alterations and additions. Brick with ashlar
dressings; slate roofs with truncated brick end stacks. 3
storeys; symmetrical 5-window range with 2-storey, 2-window,
range to left. Top friezes and cornices; coped gables. Ground
floor has 2 mid C19 canted plastered bay windows with high
parapets and horned sashes;1st floor has windows with
rusticated wedge lintels and fluted keys over 12-pane horned
sashes; 2nd floor casement windows; range to left has windows
with rusticated wedge lintels and fluted keys over large mid
C19 four-pane horned sashes to ground floor, 12-pane horned
sashes to 1st floor. Round-headed entrance has aedicule with
panelled pilasters with rosettes to entablature blocks and
open pediment; panelled door. Left return has C20 bow window
with balcony above; right return has canted bay window with
hipped tile roof. Rear has wing conecting with late C20 old
people's hospital. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SO8930495698

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

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