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Description: Langthorne Hospital (Main Original Block) (Formerly West Ham Union Workhouse)
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 206906
OS Grid Reference: TQ3901485919
OS Grid Coordinates: 539014, 185919
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5550, 0.0038
2/51 Leyton, Ell
Langthorne Hospital (main,
The address shall be
amended to read:-
(main original block)
(Formerly West Ham
TQ 38 NE LANGTHORNE ROAD
2/51 (north side)
- Langthorne Hospital (main,
Former workhouse, now hospital. 1840. Stock brick, white brick and some stucco
dressings. Low pitched slate roof to eaves, with parapets to projecting bays.
3 storeys. 19 bays; advanced giant pilastered centrepiece of 3 bays with splayed
sides, pediment and clock. End bays also advanced and pedimented with giant pila-
sters rising through first and second floors. Fifth and fifteenth bays also advanced,
with pedimental blocking courses. Central tripartite pilastered entrance with stucco
architrave, carried up to tripartite window above and to clock. Similar stucco
architraves to other projecting bays, which also have rusticated brick quoins.
Segmental headed windows, set in segmental reveals to advanced bays. Sashes, plate
glass. Formerly West Ham Union Workhouse. VCH.
Listing NGR: TQ3901485919
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Source: English Heritage
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