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Children's Convalescent Home, Including Boundary Wall and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Marlborough, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.425 / 51°25'30"N

Longitude: -1.7358 / 1°44'9"W

OS Eastings: 418462

OS Northings: 169592

OS Grid: SU184695

Mapcode National: GBR 4X1.RXM

Mapcode Global: VHB46.VFPX

Entry Name: Children's Convalescent Home, Including Boundary Wall and Gates

Listing Date: 21 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446158

Location: Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Marlborough

Built-Up Area: Marlborough

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

MARLBOROUGH COMMON
1.
5407
(West Side)
Children's Convalescent
Home, including boundary
wall and gates
SU 1869 3/275
II
2.
1836. Former Union Workhouse. Apparently designed by W. Cooper an associate of Sir Gilbert Scott. Ashlar Bath stone. Pitched slate roofs with overhanging eaves on paired cut brackets. Grid-iron plan with octagonal crossing at centre. 2 storeys. Plain band above ground floor. Main elevation has 17 ranges of swivelling windows, those in centre 7 bays with vertical glazing bars only Centre 7 bays break forward, and centre 5 bays break again, and these are crowned by a pediment with wooden entablature, also on paired cut brackets, clasping buttresses at all angles. Unmoulded pediments on plain corbel blocks over 2 former entrance doors, of which 1 is not a window. Modern casement in ground floor central window, and 2 modern doors in central bays of flanking wings. Block flanking Common has 4 ranges of modern casements and 1 of original casements with vertical glazing bars only. Wall from this block running south, and returning into Hyde Lane. Ashlar, Ramped to rusticated gatepiers. Iron gates with arrowhead finials.

Listing NGR: SU1846269592

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Description

MARLBOROUGH COMMON
1.
5407
(West Side)
Children's Convalescent
Home, including boundary
wall and gates
SU 1869 3/275
II
2.
1836. Former Union Workhouse. Apparently designed by W. Cooper an associate of Sir Gilbert Scott. Ashlar Bath stone. Pitched slate roofs with overhanging eaves on paired cut brackets. Grid-iron plan with octagonal crossing at centre. 2 storeys. Plain band above ground floor. Main elevation has 17 ranges of swivelling windows, those in centre 7 bays with vertical glazing bars only Centre 7 bays break forward, and centre 5 bays break again, and these are crowned by a pediment with wooden entablature, also on paired cut brackets, clasping buttresses at all angles. Unmoulded pediments on plain corbel blocks over 2 former entrance doors, of which 1 is not a window. Modern casement in ground floor central window, and 2 modern doors in central bays of flanking wings. Block flanking Common has 4 ranges of modern casements and 1 of original casements with vertical glazing bars only. Wall from this block running south, and returning into Hyde Lane. Ashlar, Ramped to rusticated gatepiers. Iron gates with arrowhead finials.

Listing NGR: SU1846269592

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