Description: Hales Hospital
Date Listed: 28 April 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 227138
OS Grid Reference: TM3853597256
OS Grid Coordinates: 638535, 297256
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5209, 1.5146
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HECKINGHAM YARMOUTH ROAD
TM 39 NE
6/29 HALES HOSPITAL (formerly
listed as 11/1A Union
Former workhouse, now hospital. Built 1764, with much C20 addition and
remodelling. Red brick, hipped roofs of smut pantiles. Two storeys,H-shaped
plan with two courtyards. South courtyard has ground floor sashes with
glazing bars, some with segmental heads and some with flat gauged arches.
2-light first floor casements andhorizontal sliding sashes with glazing bars.
Return wings on south-east and south-west have wide rubbed brick eliptical
arches with inset sash windows with glazing bars and architraves. Openings
in south walls much altered. Platband at first floor level. North courtyard
has sashes and casements with glazing bars, some horizontal sliding sashes.
Openings have rubbed arches, some with cambered soffits. Ridge chimney
stacks, symmetrically placed; one stack on east range straddles the ridge
with arched opening between shafts and pedimented cap.Later two storey range
along north side of north courtyard, incorporating someC18 and C19 work.
Listing NGR: TM3853597256
Source: English Heritage
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