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Rous Memorial Hospital (Centre Block)

A Grade II Listed Building in Newmarket, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2444 / 52°14'39"N

Longitude: 0.4118 / 0°24'42"E

OS Eastings: 564760

OS Northings: 263435

OS Grid: TL647634

Mapcode National: GBR N9Y.8XW

Mapcode Global: VHJGJ.3V29

Entry Name: Rous Memorial Hospital (Centre Block)

Listing Date: 10 March 1970

Last Amended: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275720

Location: Newmarket, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Newmarket

Built-Up Area: Newmarket

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Newmarket All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 6463 NEWMARKET VICARAGE ROAD
(including EXNING)

7/160 Rous Memorial
10.3.70 Hospital
(centre block)
(Formerly listed as
Main Block of
Rous Memorial
Hospital)

GV II


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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