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Waddington Hospital Gateway, Waddington

Description: Waddington Hospital Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 183296

OS Grid Reference: SD7291443985
OS Grid Coordinates: 372914, 443985
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8913, -2.4136

Location: 62 W Bradford Road, Waddington, Lancashire BB7 3HZ

Locality: Waddington
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 3HZ

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Listing Text


SD 74 SW

10/124 Waddington Hospital Gateway
(formerly listed as
The Entrance Gate to the
grounds of the Widows' Hospital)

Gateway, assumed to be 1700 (Pevsner), but probably mid-to-late C18th.
Sandstone ashlar. A moulded open pediment is supported on projecting
quoins. Placed centrally is a doorway with chamfered rustication to
the jambs and a flat lintel incised with false voussoirs and with a
projecting false keystone. Above is a plaque with bolection moulded
border: 'This Hospital was built and endow'd in the year 1700 by Robert
Parker of Marley Hall in the County of York Second Son of Edward Parker
of Browsholme Esq. for the Reception of poor Widows, To be chosen
According to the Deed of Endowment'. The Hospital itself was rebuilt
in the late Cl9th. Buck's drawing of c.1720 shows a gateway with
segmental arch and ball finial and records an inscription in latin over
the gates. Samuel Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook, reproduced in facsimile,
Wakefield, 1979.

Listing NGR: SD7291443985

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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