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All Saints Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Soho, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4932 / 52°29'35"N

Longitude: -1.9358 / 1°56'8"W

OS Eastings: 404453

OS Northings: 288362

OS Grid: SP044883

Mapcode National: GBR 5R4.F4

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.DLGL

Entry Name: All Saints Hospital

Listing Date: 19 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375351

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466246

Location: Birmingham, B18

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Soho

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Ladywood

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text


997/6/10150 All Saints Hospital


Former borough lunatic asylum. Dated 1849, by D R Hill. Red brick with blue brick diapers flanking the entrance and forming a lst floor band. Stone dressings and mullions. Slated roofs behind stone balustrades and Dutch gables over projecting bays. Tudor style. Symmetrical design of 3~storey 5 window central block with projecting outer bays, flanked by recessed 2-storey 3 window blocks and terminating with 3-storey 3 window blocks: basement. Central, Tudor-arched stone-cased entrance, approached by steps, has Tudor-arched doorway with 2-leaf linen-fold panelled wooden doors flanked by windows; above, a ribband inscribed "Erected Anno. Domini MDCCCXLIX" and a carved heraldic shield. A double-height oriel window flanked by 2-light transom and mullion windows, 3-light to outer bays, articulates the lst floor chapel. Gables contain blank stone shields in lugged rectangular recesses and have urn finials. Recessed bays have subsidiary part-glazed, Tudor~arched entrances approached by steps. Interior: plain. Chapel has open queen strut truss roof and later stained glass. History: Hill designed many city institutional commissions during the mid C19 and this asylum formed a civic group with his contemporary Winson Green Prison. The asylum was extended from 1851 to 1878 and during the C20; these extensions are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SP0445388362

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