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Eastry Hospital, the Old Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastry, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2444 / 51°14'39"N

Longitude: 1.3062 / 1°18'22"E

OS Eastings: 630847

OS Northings: 154662

OS Grid: TR308546

Mapcode National: GBR X1F.T78

Mapcode Global: VHLGR.LZDF

Entry Name: Eastry Hospital, the Old Buildings

Listing Date: 11 October 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178186

Location: Eastry, Dover, Kent, CT13

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Eastry

Built-Up Area: Eastry

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


(south side)
12/155 Eastry Hospital,
11.10.63 The old buildings


Workhouse now hospital buildings. Late C18. Red brick and slate roof, with
adjacent wing of chequered red and blue brick with slate roof. Main range of
3 storeys and basement with parapet to hipped roof, with 2 storey hipped wings
to left and to right. Four metal casements with central Diocletian window on
second floor, 4 glazing bar sashes and central glazing bar sash with shallow
segmental head on first floor and 4 glazing bar sashes on ground floor with
blocked central doorway, the traceried elliptical fanlight survives. Four
basement openings. The wings with 2 glazing bar sashes on each floor. All
openings with gauged heads obscured on first and ground floors by iron girders
over window heads. Additional wings to left, of two storeys with 1 glazing bar
sash on each floor, 1 storey with 1 wooden casement and 1 glazing bar sash,
and at end left, 2 storeys with irregular fenestration of 4 wooden casements
and glazing bar sashes on each floor. Hasted refers to the workhouse as a
'spacious, handsome edifice lately erected', i.e. in the 1780's. Extended
c.1835 after the Poor Law Act (See Hasted, X, 99).

Listing NGR: TR3084754662

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