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Ipswich and East Suffolk Hospital (Entrance Block), Ipswich

Description: Ipswich and East Suffolk Hospital (Entrance Block)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 275385

OS Grid Reference: TM1604645246
OS Grid Coordinates: 616046, 245246
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0634, 1.1504

Location: 1 Ivry Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 3QW

Locality: Ipswich
Local Authority: Ipswich Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP1 3QW

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Ipswich and East Suffolk
(Entrance Block)
TM 1645 7/11


The original, part of the hospital is the centre block of 1836 which closes
the vista to Berners Street. The original architect was John Whitling but
there have been many C19 and later alterations and additions. It is a grey
gault brick building with a parapet and moulded brier cornice. 3 storeys.
5 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals, with
stucco cornice lintels to the lower storeys. The windows are separated by
wide brick pilasters. A central stucco Ionic portico projects on front with
2 pairs of plain columns rising through 2 storeys above a balustraded podium
with a central entrance door approached by stone steps. Above the portico
the centre part breaks forward slightly on tile second storey with a brick
open pediment and a central semi-circular headed window. The centre block
is flanked by 2 storeyed wings of similar date, each of one window range,
with parapet, and a stucco cornice which is carried across the front and
around the portico. The wings are framed by pilasters.

Listing NGR: TM1604645246

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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