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St Michaels Hospital Rear Range

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6853 / 52°41'7"N

Longitude: -1.8161 / 1°48'57"W

OS Eastings: 412527

OS Northings: 309749

OS Grid: SK125097

Mapcode National: GBR 4DN.PN1

Mapcode Global: WHCGP.2RGR

Entry Name: St Michaels Hospital Rear Range

Listing Date: 9 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033360

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471798

Location: Lichfield, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Lichfield

Built-Up Area: Lichfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Lichfield St Michael and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

(North side)
St Michaels Hospital rear


Former Master's House, flanked by male and female wings, to the former Lichfield Union Workhouse, now a hospital. 1838-40 by Scott and Moffatt. Red brick with blue brick diapering. Tiled roof, the 3 central bays with gables and central ogee-roofed cupola. 2 storeys; central 3 bays with attic. Symmetrical design of central bay flanked by projecting single-window canted bays and then slightly recessed 5-window ranges terminating with shallow 2-window cross wings. Gauged brick flat arches to mostly altered modern windows. Central crenellated, Tudor arched stone porch. Beyond to east later addition not of special interest.
Interior: retains the original stair.
Lichfield Poor Law Union was formed in 1836 and soon after opened a competition for a new Workhouse. The competition was won by G G Scott & W B Moffat, work began on building this Workhouse on 24th May 1838 and it was officially opened on 8th May 1840.

Listing NGR: SK1252709749

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