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Hertfordshire and Essex General Hospital (Former Workhouse Block, Now Staff Accommodation, Comprising Waytemore House, Essex House, Cecil House, Offices and Training School)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8666 / 51°51'59"N

Longitude: 0.178 / 0°10'40"E

OS Eastings: 550057

OS Northings: 220907

OS Grid: TL500209

Mapcode National: GBR MDR.XH3

Mapcode Global: VHHLW.1BGY

Entry Name: Hertfordshire and Essex General Hospital (Former Workhouse Block, Now Staff Accommodation, Comprising Waytemore House, Essex House, Cecil House, Offices and Training School)

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160925

Location: Bishop's Stortford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Stortford

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Stortford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hockerill All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 42 SE 6/31, 7/31
TL 52 SW

HAYMEADS LANE (West Side)
Herts and Essex General Hospital (former workhouse block, now staff accommodation, comprising Waytemore House, Essex House, Cecil House, offices and training school)


II
1856 former workhouse complex, red brick, slate and modern concrete tile roofs. Y-plan with terminating blocks. Entrance block at foot of Y, set back within courtyard, flanked on east by single storey lodges. These have hipped roof centres of three semi-circular headed sash windows. Entrance block: three storeys, five windows, all arch-headed, partly vertical sash, partly with bottom-hung ventilators. Central door with cornice on concoles. Low hipped roof with exposed rafters on projecting eaves.Dentil cornice. Central louvre with iron weathervane and fox motif. Legs of Y also three storeys with similar window and eaves treatment. Other terminal blocks similar to entrance, but four windows. Adjoining south terminal block on east side is original, single-storey casualty cell block. Eight windows with original, iron opening gear intact on south side.

Listing NGR: TL5005720907

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