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Description: Selwood Hospital Tramps Accomodation and Boundary Wall to Selwood Hospital, Fronting Road Running fr
Date Listed: 5 May 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 266365
OS Grid Reference: ST7698347622
OS Grid Coordinates: 376983, 147622
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2273, -2.3310
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5363 WEYMOUTH ROAD
ST 7647 8/417B GV and Boundary Wall to
ST 7747 NW 9/417 5.5.81 Selwood Hospital,
fronting road running
II from entrance by the
Lodge and terminating
opposite Albion Place
Early-mid C19, part of the former Workhouse complex. The boundary wall is rubble
about 5-10 feet high mostly. The tramp accommodation is against the north (Weymouth
Road) section of the boundary wall. Coursed rubble with slate roof, and a lower
lean-to below a clerestory over cells. Row of 7 cells with small lights above a
Interior: stone table against wall with recess for slop-shute.
An interesting survival especially in sociological terms.
Listing NGR: ST7698347622
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Source: English Heritage
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