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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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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

Plus Code: 9C3WC7G7+2M

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

ID on this website: 101243007

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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(West Side)
Children's Convalescent
Home, including boundary
wall and gates
SU 1869 3/275
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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