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Latitude: 57.148 / 57°8'52"N
Longitude: -2.1734 / 2°10'24"W
OS Eastings: 389608
OS Northings: 806361
OS Grid: NJ896063
Mapcode National: GBR S0S.S3
Mapcode Global: WH9QP.LL8M
Plus Code: 9C9V4RXG+6M
Entry Name: General Block, Woodend General Hospital, Aberdeen
Listing Name: Eday Road Woodend Hospital General Block Including Wards 5/7 & 6/8
Listing Date: 1 March 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356009
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20827
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Kingswells/Sheddocksley/Summerhill
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Tagged with: Hospital building
Designed by Brown and Watt, part of the original Oldmill Poorhouse complex opened 1907. 2 storeys, and in H-plan lay-out. Pair parallel and symmetrical long ward blocks, each designed to contain 80 patients, and comprising 3 ranges the centre part taller, and almostdonestic in character wings with paired pavilions at each end, those at north and south terminals square and parapetted, with tall stacks and steep pyramidal roofs, canopied iron-railed balconies at 1st floor and modern fire escapes. Distinctive glazing pattern, windows small-paned casements, upper panels with diamond shape detailing. Centre administration block linked by low corridors is villa-like, with 2-storey 3-bay L-plan south front, centre entrance behind over-sized modern porch arched recess above containing window; canted windows either side, multi-panes glazing, windows mostly sash and case, covered stair on E flank. The restraint wards were at 1st floor level at this range. Ward blocks linked at north end by long and low modern wing (General theatre and x-ray) which is excluded from listing.
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