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Rous Memorial Hospital (Centre Block), Newmarket

Description: Rous Memorial Hospital (Centre Block)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 275720

OS Grid Reference: TL6476063435
OS Grid Coordinates: 564760, 263435
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2444, 0.4118

Location: Old Station Road, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8DH

Locality: Newmarket
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8DH

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)

7/160 Rous Memorial
10.3.70 Hospital
(centre block)
(Formerly listed as
Main Block of
Rous Memorial


Dwellings. Formerly almshouses,1878; the central block of a
group of 3 detached ranges forming an open court. In the Queen
Anne Revival style; 2 storeys and attics, 5 windows. Red brick,
the central 3 bays set slightly forward; 4 flat pilasters beneath
a dentil cornice and pediment within which are 3 trinagular
panels of elaborately carved terracotta. Plaintiled roof with
flat lead roofed casement dormers; gable chimneys. A central
clock turret with clocks on 4 square wooden framed faces, and
lead cupola with weathervane. Small-pane sash windows with
segmental pediments of carved brick at 1st floor level and flat
arches at ground floor, all windows having carved brick aprons.
A flat roofed 1-storey bay flanking the entrance. Gabled porch
of red brick with elliptical arch and pediment with a cartouche
and foliage of carved brick. The mid C20 extensions at either
end are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TL6476063435

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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