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Ancoats Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Warford, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2942 / 53°17'39"N

Longitude: -2.2933 / 2°17'35"W

OS Eastings: 380546

OS Northings: 377513

OS Grid: SJ805775

Mapcode National: GBR DZFB.9T

Mapcode Global: WH998.RG4F

Entry Name: Ancoats Hospital

Listing Date: 20 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58396

Location: Great Warford, Cheshire East, SK9

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Great Warford

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Alderley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


7/21 Ancoats Hospital


Hospital. 1903. Red brick with stone dressings and slate roof. 2
storeys and attic. Entrance front to courtyard. 11 bays in a 4.3.4
rhythm. Stone plinth with ground and first floor casement windows of
4 x 5 panes. Central projecting gabled wing with ½ storey high stone
walls to ground floor and double doors to centre with 3 x 4 pane
casement windows to either side. Overhang to first floor which is of
white stucco with central casement window of 3 lights of 2 x 4 panes
each site of a carved oak canopy and surrounding a statue of a draped
female figure and children. Row of corbels above supporting another
overhang with gable windows of 3 casement lights each of 2 x 2 panes.
Roundel to apex with raised lettering, A.D.1903. Square ridge and
purlin plates. Octagonal bell-cote over with a fleche. Projecting
2-storey wings at either side projecting by one bay and ending as
angled bays to both floors: these continue as glazed corridors at
ground floor level and terminate in pavilions with diagonal buttresses
(with stone seats between), which have casement windows of 4 lights
each of 3 x 3 panes with dormer lunette windows above to 3 sides.
Angled walls project from the buttresses and end in brick piers with
stone caps and balls. Inscription to central door lintel: PAX
INTRANTI: SALUS EXEUNTI. Rear facade has central wing with gable
dormers to sides in pairs and lateral gabled staircase wings.

Listing NGR: SJ8054677513

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

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