Description: Rous Memorial Hospital (Centre Block)
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
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TL 6463 NEWMARKET VICARAGE ROAD
7/160 Rous Memorial
(Formerly listed as
Main Block of
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
Source: English Heritage
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