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Description: St Giles's Hospital
Date Listed: 8 June 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 319225
OS Grid Reference: SU1008731485
OS Grid Coordinates: 410087, 131485
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0826, -1.8574
1. KING STREET
5409 Nos 8 to 16 (even)
(St Giles's Hospital)
SU 13 SW 1/100
Said to have been founded by Adelicia, wife of Henry I. Re-erected on this
site in mid C19 as result of Lord Pembroke wishing to enclose the north-east
corner of Wilton Park. Tudor-Gothic style. 2 storey symmetrical gabled
front. Brick with slate roofs and 5 brick ridge chimneys. Central and
2 outer ridge height gabled breaks with scalloped bargeboards, 2 smaller
gables with plain bargeboards over 1st floor windows in set backs. 2-light
casements on 1st floor, outer with moulded labels; centre window and 6-light
oriel on moulded corbel. 3-light casements on ground floor, centre with
moulded label, outer 5-light square hipped bays. Centre and outer breaks
linked by pent porch to 5 doors. Band over ground floor with "Hospitium
S: Egidii Adelicia Reg: Hen: Fund" in raised Gothic letters. Pitched path
in front. 3 foot brick wall to street with central gate piers, stone capped
and inscribed "St Giles's Hospital".
Listing NGR: SU1008731485
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Source: English Heritage
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