Description: Cotshill Hospital
Date Listed: 26 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 251707
OS Grid Reference: SP3175527456
OS Grid Coordinates: 431755, 227456
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9447, -1.5394
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CHIPPING NORTON LONDON ROAD
3/91 Cotshill Hospital
Former workhouse, now hospital. Circa 1835 by George Wilkinson of Whitney. Coursed
rubblestone and stone dressings to main building finer courses and a heavily rock
faced plinth to the entrance block. Gabled slate roofs and brick stacks throughout.
Central lantern with 6 radiating wings and the administrative block sets at right
angles to the end of the western arm. Three storeys to main building with cambered
heads and casements to windows. The administrative block has more architectural
pretension. Two storeys, 9 bays in a rhythm of threes. First floor platband and
projecting eaves cornice. Outer 3 bays at each end have square headed 12-pane
sashes. First floor windows to the central section are round headed. Below these
set in recesses with dentil courses are 2 round headed windows flanking a central
door with a semi-circular fanlight. Steps up to the door.
Listing NGR: SP3175527456
Source: English Heritage
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