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Description: Fair Mile Hospital
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 247973
OS Grid Reference: SU5978285888
OS Grid Coordinates: 459782, 185888
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5687, -1.1388
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CHOLSEY READING ROAD
Fair Mile Hospital
Lunatic Asylum, now hospital. Dated 1870 to carved panel above main door, by
C.H. Howell, additions by G.T. Hind 1898, some C20 alterations and additions.
Red brick with some stone dressings and grey brick courses and diapering:
complex Welsh slate roof with lead ridges; various red brick stacks. Complex
symmetrical plan. 3-storey, 18-window range with towers. Panelled door to centre
with stone Tudor archway with carved trefoils to spandrels. 5-storey tower to
left with hipped roof. Stone mullion, and mullion and transom windows to centre
block. 4-pane sashes to wings. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p. 117).
Listing NGR: SU5978285888
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Source: English Heritage
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