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Description: Warden's House and Chapel Adjoining Trinity Hospital at South-East Corner
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 257249
OS Grid Reference: SO3033781073
OS Grid Coordinates: 330337, 281073
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4232, -3.0258
SO 3081-3181 CLUN C.P. HOSPITAL LANE
1.12.51 Warden's House and
Chapel adjoining Trinity
Hospital at South-east
Warden's house, now house and chapel. Circa 1857. Coursed and roughly
squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; plain tile roofs. L-
plan house with chapel to South. House: one storey and attic. Brick
ridge stacks off-centre to left and right; 2 central gabled semi-dormers
with verge parapets and 3-light casements. Ground floor 4-bay arcaded
loggia with square piers, moulded capitals and round arches; 2 casements
set back behind right half-glazed door to left; boarded door into hospital
in left-hand return front of loggia. Interior: dog-leg staircase with
pendants, closed string, turned balusters, moulded ramped handrail and
square newel-posts; moulded architraves. Chapel: lancet style. 3
bays. Diagonal buttresses, verge parapets; gabled bellcote to West
with chamfered-arched opening. Paired West lancets and triple East
lancets with continuous returned hoodmoulds; four- centred chamfered-
arched doorway in loggia to North with 4 flush-panelled studded doorway.
Interior: roof with pairs of purlins; arch-braced collar trusses with
king posts from collar to apex; C17-style 1857 box pews; plaque
commemorating foundation of hospital; glass in East windows lettered
"HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF NORTHAMPTON, KG,/FOUNDER/1618", "THOMAS MUSGRAVE,
D.D./LORD BISHOP OF HEREFORD/VISITOR 1837" and "EDWARD HERBERT, EARL OF
POWIS K.G./LORD of the HONOR and LORDSHIP OF CLUN/1845". Graded II*
on account of relationship with Trinity Hospital (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SO3033781073
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