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Gate Piers And Quadrants, East And West Lodges, South Approach, Woodend General Hospital, Aberdeen

A Category B Listed Building in Aberdeen, Aberdeen

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Latitude: 57.1443 / 57°8'39"N

Longitude: -2.1727 / 2°10'21"W

OS Eastings: 389650

OS Northings: 805950

OS Grid: NJ896059

Mapcode National: GBR S0W.PG

Mapcode Global: WH9QP.LPMG

Plus Code: 9C9V4RVG+PW

Entry Name: Gate Piers And Quadrants, East And West Lodges, South Approach, Woodend General Hospital, Aberdeen

Listing Name: Queen's Road, Woodend Hospital, East and West Lodges, Former Probationery Wards, Piers and Quadrants

Listing Date: 1 March 1993

Last Amended: 4 July 1997

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356013

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20831

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen

Town: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Hazlehead/Queens Cross/Countesswells

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Brown and Watt, circa 1905. Pair of mirrored 2-storey and single storey lodges in Scottish 17th century style, part of the original Oldmill Poor House complex opened in 1907, at S end of viaduct (listed separately).

Grey granite with ashlar dressings. Cill course at ground. Corniced windows, moulded cills to those at 1st floor. Stone mullions. Deep overhanging eaves swept down.

QUEEN'S ROAD ELEVATIONS: each with 2-storey gabled bay flanking drive with tripartite corniced wondow to each floor and small light in gablehead with segmental lintel; outer bays single storey with single or bipartite and single windows, with further recessed single bay to extreme outer bay.

DRIVE ELEVATIONS: 3-bay, each with door to centre, small bipartite under eaves above; bipartite windows in flanking bays with semicircular gabled stone dormers breakingeaves above.

PROBATIONERY WARDS: behind each lodge, long, rectangular-plan single-storey gabled blocks with basement areas formed on falling ground. Gables to drive with keystoned Venetian windows; windows to side elevations. Timber small-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate roofs. Broad tall stacks to rear walls of 2-storey lodge blocks with red clay cans; gablehead to companion blocks to rear.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1997.

PIERS AND QUADRANTS: granite ashlar piers adjoining corners of lodges to drive with scrolled caps, breaking to low ashlar coped quadrant walls running at level of ground floor cills.

Statement of Interest

See listing for Main Building at Woodend Hospital, Eday Road. The lodges and their companion blocks form a striking composition, in appropriate introduction to the hospital.

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