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Trent Hospital (Main Block)

A Grade II Listed Building in Stone, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9016 / 52°54'5"N

Longitude: -2.1503 / 2°9'1"W

OS Eastings: 389987

OS Northings: 333809

OS Grid: SJ899338

Mapcode National: GBR 15Q.35Y

Mapcode Global: WHBDD.YB6D

Entry Name: Trent Hospital (Main Block)

Listing Date: 27 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385990

Location: Stone, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST15

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Stone

Built-Up Area: Stone

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stone Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


651-1/6/18 (South side (off))
27/07/72 Trent Hospital (Main block)


Workhouse, now hospital. 1792-3; 2nd storey added 1838-9, by
Boulton and Palmer of Stafford; later C19 additions. H-plan.
Georgian style. Brick with plaster and ashlar dressings; slate
M-roof, hipped to wings, with brick stacks. 2 storeys;
5-window range with 3-storey cross wings. Platt bands to wings
over 1st floor; top modillioned brick friezes and ashlar
cornices. Central entrance has plaster surround and cornice,
C20 glazed doors, sidelights and C20 glazed timber porch;
segmental-headed entrances to inner returns of wings. Windows
have sills, plaster surrounds and simple cornices, most with
4-pane horned sashes, but central 1st floor tripartite window
with plaster apron panel and small-paned iron glazing, similar
windows to wings, that to ground floor of right wing has
inserted French window, those to 1st floors have central
4-pane horned sashes; 2nd floor of wings have triple
round-headed lights with small-paned glazing. Axial stack and
return lateral stacks. Tower to right return has angle
pilasters and top frieze, paired round-headed lights, those to
top louvred. Right return has iron glazing to 2nd floor
windows; C19 2-storey wings project to front and rear. Rear is
similar; windows have segmental lintels and varied sashes and
iron glazing, central bow window with 12-pane sashes; 2-window
addition to right end.
INTERIOR altered, some exposed beams. The original design was
copied from that of the Romford Workhouse of 1787.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London:
1974-: 269).

Listing NGR: SJ8998733809

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