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Westcotes Maternity Hospital Including the Lodge and Stables to the South East, Leicester

Description: Westcotes Maternity Hospital Including the Lodge and Stables to the South East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188838

OS Grid Reference: SK5729003857
OS Grid Coordinates: 457290, 303857
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6295, -1.1550

Location: Westcotes Dr, Leicester LE3 0QU

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE3 0QU

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Listing Text

Westcotes Maternity Hospital
including the Lodge and
Stables to the south
SK 50 SE 17/352 east
Circa 1888. Architect Teulon. Purple brick with blue brick bands and
stone dressings. Slate roofs. Gothic style. Irregular plan and elevations.
Two storeys and attic. Main east elevation overlooking terrace has large
right-hand two-storeyed splayed bay with stone mullion/transom windows
with four-centred arch lights and pyramidal roof. Central gothic window
with tracery in gable with ball-finial and corbelled chimney to side,
below is three-light four-centred arch window and four-centred arch door,
to left gable with chimney stack rising through it. Long irregular north
elevation. On the west a three-storey kitchen wing with bellcote with
bell-shaped dome and ornate wind-vane. The Lodge, contemporary, by Teulon,
built of purple brick with b1ue brick bands. Stone mullion windows.
Slate roof with gable ends. Two storeys. L-shaped plan. Stone single-storey
splayed bay to road. The stables, contemporary, purple brick with blue
brick bands. Slate roof with gabled ends. One storey and attic. To
rf.ght four-centred stone arch carriage-entrance with stone left doorway
above in gable with ornate weathervane over. To left of carriage-entrance
the ground floor is taken up by modern garage doors.

Listing NGR: SK5729003857

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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