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Sherburn Hospital Dispensary, Shincliffe

Description: Sherburn Hospital Dispensary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109968

OS Grid Reference: NZ3078241474
OS Grid Coordinates: 430782, 541474
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7673, -1.5231

Location: A181, Shincliffe, Durham DH1 2SE

Locality: Shincliffe
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 2SE

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Listing Text

NZ 3041
(West side)
Sherburn Hospital
12/87 Sherburn Hospital
Former Dispensary now Community Hall. 1883, dated on stained glass window in
left bay; early C20 rear addition. Tooled dressed sandstone with engineering
brick rear and addition. Plain clay roof tiles. Tudor style. Shallow H-plan.
One storey; centre bay flanked by slightly-projecting cross-gabled bays.
Porch, on left half of centre bay, has 3-centred-arched moulded doorway
flanked by pilasters. Frieze above inscribed: SHERBURN HOSPITAL DISPENSARY.
Double-chamfered, ovolo-mullioned windows: 3-light to right of porch; 4-light
mullioned-and-transomed windows under hoodmoulds in end bays; window at left
is taller and contains stained glass. Small sunk panels in double-chamfered
surrounds in gables of outer bays: armorial carving at left; carving of Christ
as healer at right. Coped gables with finials on apex and footstones.
Steeply-pitched roof with off-centre corniced ridge stacks. 2-bay left return
with 2-light window at rear. 2-bay right return has slightly-taller 3-bay
extension on rear in similar style. C20 range of garages on right return are
not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3078241474

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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