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Description: The Close
Date Listed: 14 March 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 171050
OS Grid Reference: TR1795654359
OS Grid Coordinates: 617956, 154359
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2467, 1.1216
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5273 BRIDGE UNION ROAD
TR 15 SE 13/211
Formerly the Workhouse. Dated 1835. Tall centre building of two storeys in
brick with hipped Welsh slate roof, with lower side wings of 2 storeys which
continue round to form a court to rear. Centre has 5 bays divided by pilasters,
with 3 windows to first floor in alternate bays. Three windows to ground floor,
two of which to the outer bays, as those above. Centre segmental- headed carriage
entry with keystone now blocked by two modern doors. Lower wings of seven
bays to the right, four to the left, segmental-headed windows with glazing
bars, Welsh slate roofs. In the courtyard to the rear a chapel with belfry
divides the former male and female ranges.
Listing NGR: TR1795654359
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Source: English Heritage
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