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Kitchen Block of Townlands Hospital, Henley-on-Thames

Description: Kitchen Block of Townlands Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 246384

OS Grid Reference: SU7571482848
OS Grid Coordinates: 475714, 182848
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5395, -0.9097

Location: Hop Gardens, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2EB

Locality: Henley-on-Thames
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG9 2EB

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Listing Text

5355 Kitchen Block of Townlands

SU 7582 1/500


Late C18 altered. Three ranges around a courtyard and part of the former workhouse. The N range is of 2 storeys plus attic in the roof; the wings are each 2 storeys. N range is 5 bays wide and of red brick. First floor with open arcaded loggia over which is a band of blue bricks. Above the arch of the 4th bay, a tablet reading 'This House was erected AD 1790'. 1st floor with 2 sash windows, a flank window painted to look like a sash window, a casement window and one modern metal casement window, all with chains of blue bricks between them. 4 dormer windows in the roof, 3 of them with their original glazing bars. The wings left and right are of chequered brick and considerably altered as to fenestration. The E range has in addition 2 modern gabled porches (one stocked) rising through 2 storeys.

Listing NGR: SU7575882737

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Source: English Heritage

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