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Description: Southlands Hospital
Date Listed: 28 August 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 175067
OS Grid Reference: TR0624224758
OS Grid Coordinates: 606242, 124758
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9853, 0.9371
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1449 WEST STREET
(South West Side)
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
TR 0624 1/41 28.8.51.
A group of Almshouses founded by John Southland and called after him Southland's
Hospital, They were founded in 1610 and rebuilt in1734. 2 storeys brown brick.
Tiled roof and brick modillion cornice, the bricks inserted diagonally with the
points protruding. The arrangement of the windows is rather unusual. Each house
has 1 sash on the ground and 1st floors and there are 2 sashes in all between the
ground and lst floors. The 5 sashes are set in moulded surrounds and both the ground
floor and the 2 sashes above have cambered heads. Plain doors with 4 narrow panels
running the whole length. Mediaeval stone rubble plinth with flint galleting.
Plaque: "This hospital being the gift of John Southland. Gent. Anno 1610 was
rebuilt at ye charge of Sir Robert Andrew and Sir Henry Furness Bart (date illegible)
and was further endowed by Thomas Baker Gent. Anno 1734 and by Richard Rothwell Da
Daglish MRCS Anno 1908".
Cheriton Lodge, Nos 3 to 5 (consec), Southlands Hospital (Nos 1 to 4),
The Limes (Nos 1 & 2) form a group.
Listing NGR: TR0625424737
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Source: English Heritage
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