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Main Building of Glapthorn Road Hospital, Oundle

Description: Main Building of Glapthorn Road Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 231703

OS Grid Reference: TL0374888587
OS Grid Coordinates: 503748, 288587
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4853, -0.4736

Location: Fletton Way, Oundle, Northamptonshire PE8 4JQ

Locality: Oundle
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 4JQ

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
1483 --------------
Main Building of
Glapthorn Road Hospital
TL 0388 2/121 28.6.73.


Built as the workhouse. 1836. Perhaps by G G Scott (Pevsner). Late classical,
with red brick additions of 1902. 2 long parallel ranges joined by a central passage.
Lower front range consists of end pavilions and centre of 2 storeys linked by sections
of 1 storey. Centre hipped forward has 2 windows on ground floor with rusticated
heads joine by band, hung sashes with glazing bars, and door. 3 windows on 1st
floor. Side ranges of 1 storey and 6 windows, bays divided by plain pilasters.
End pavilions are houses with 1 window to each storey, end pilasters, band between
storeys. Plinth. Rear range of 3 storeys with central octagonal tower of 4 storeys.
Ends of range and extension to rear and alterations are in red brick, 1902. Tower
has 1 window to each face except for centre which has clock in roundel flanked
by 2 windows. Wood louvred bell turret. Both wings have 2 windows in ends, which
project slightly, then 5 windows. The ranges are joined by a 2 storey linking section,
which has been somewhat altered.

The Main Building and Hospital Chapel form a group.

Listing NGR: TL0374888587

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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