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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1363274
English Heritage Legacy ID: 178186
Location: Eastry, Dover, Kent, CT13
Civil Parish: Eastry
Built-Up Area: Eastry
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 3054 EASTRY MILL LANE
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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