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Description: Central Community Centre
Date Listed: 17 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 318828
OS Grid Reference: SU1462284739
OS Grid Coordinates: 414622, 184739
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5613, -1.7905
SWINDON TAUNTON STREET
SU 18 SW
6/166 Central Community Centre
(Formerly listed as the
17.2.70 Swindon Corporation Sports
and Social Club)
Medical Fund Hospital and attached cottages, Nos 28-30, and 31-33 consecutive
c1850-60 now Community Centre, converted c1974. Originally built as cottages,
adapted for Medical Fund (Society) Hospital c1871. Large limstone ashlar, con-
cealed slate roof. Gable stacks with diagonal shafts. 2-storey, 3 bays. Now
with hall in centre and full length rear lean-to. Central entrance with C20
glazed fixed lights under label mould. Flanking 16-pane sashes in chamfered
surrounds, also with label moulds. Carved scroll over door at first floor level
containing name. Flanking cottages, now part of community centre. Coursed
rubble, ashlar quoins and dressings, slate roof with end gable stacks. 2-storey,
3 bays. Central door with C20 glazed doors. 16- and 20-pane sashes with cham-
fered stone surrounds, the bays adjoining hospital with tripartite windows on
ground floor, two 12-pane sashes above.
Listing NGR: SU1462284739
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Source: English Heritage
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