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Description: St Thomas Hospital (Original Building with the Rear Wing in the Courtyard)
Date Listed: 10 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 210877
OS Grid Reference: SJ8944389450
OS Grid Coordinates: 389443, 389450
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4018, -2.1602
1. SHAW HEATH
5086 (North-East Side)
St Thomas Hospital
(original building with the
rear wing in the Courtyard)
SJ 8989 10/181
Formerly the workhouse. 1841, by Bowman. 2 storeys in brick, now rendered,
with rusticated quoins. Welsh slate roof. String cornice. Ends project,
each with 1 hung sash window with glazing bars over double door of 4 panels
beneath rectangular fanlight of 4 panels in doorway with plain pilasters with
flat hood on consoles. The centre has 1-3-1 windows, hung sashes with glazing
bars, the outer ones narrow. Chamfered stone band between storeys. 2 windows
to ground floor without glazing bars flank modern door beneath rectangular
fanlight with narrow flanking lights beneath shallow pediment on long consoles.
3 steps. Plinth.
Rear wing in courtyard of 4 and 3 storeys in red brick with Welsh slate roof.
End pavilions of 3 windows with links of 3 storeys and 6 windows (some blocked)
then block of 4 storeys and 3 windows, 1 window and 3 storeys, to canted centre
block of 1-3-1 windows, with clock and campanile above with paired pilasters
and lead cupola.
Listing NGR: SJ8944389450
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Source: English Heritage
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