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Description: Bridge Hospital
Date Listed: 7 February 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 113513
OS Grid Reference: TL8162213950
OS Grid Coordinates: 581622, 213950
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7947, 0.6323
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TL 81 SW 4/112
Formerly the Union Work house, built in 1839. A red brick building with
stone dressings. The entrance gateway has a semi-circular archway with
stone voussoirs and a stone pediment and is flanked by single storey wings
with projecting bays at the north-east and south-east ends and pilaster
treatment. Each wing is of 2:2:1 window range, double-hung sashes with
glazing bars, in plain reveals with semi-circular brick arched heads and
a stone string course at impost level. The main block stands back from
the entrance block with a 3 storey octagonal central black with alternate
sides breaking forward under pediments. Each face of the block has 1 window
range. A stone band runs between the upper storeys. Roof slate rising
to a central cupola. Long wings extend on either side, with projecting
end wings. Each wing is of 5:2 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing
bars, in plain reveals. Roofs slate.
Listing NGR: TL8162213950
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Source: English Heritage
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