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Gatehouse Range to Amersham Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6638 / 51°39'49"N

Longitude: -0.6198 / 0°37'11"W

OS Eastings: 495554

OS Northings: 197011

OS Grid: SU955970

Mapcode National: GBR F68.L3M

Mapcode Global: VHFSH.6FPX

Entry Name: Gatehouse Range to Amersham Hospital

Listing Date: 17 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1238414

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415800

Location: Amersham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Amersham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Amersham with Coleshill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

1. AMERSHAM WHIELDEN STREET
5134 (west side)
Gatehouse range to
Amersham Hospital

SU 9597 SE 7/193
SU 9596 10/193

II GV


2.
1838 George Gilbert Scott, architect. Tudor style, squared knapped flint with
red brick dressings and ornament. Slate roof, brick stacks (some missing) with
diagonal shafts. Cogged brick eaves, brick gable parapets and shaped kneelers.
One storey and attic. Two storey central gabled block with Tudor carriage arch
(now blocked). Initials AV and stepped string course above. Moulded brick cross
mullion first floor window, dated 1838, string course stepped up to form hood-
mould, attic light with diamond motif each side. Flanking octagonal piers ending
in pinnacles with ogee finials smaller pinnacle above gable. 2 bays of cross
mullioned windows each side (arched door in left hand bay). Projecting gabled
wings with 4 light cross mullion windows with hoods all in moulded brick zig zag
pattern over and attic lights with diamond motif. One window end bays, (door in
left hand bay) brick diaper patterns each side.
Gable ends: 4 light moulded brick cross mullion window to left, chimney stack
with diaper patterns to right. Shaped half gables masking rear projection.


Listing NGR: SU9555497011

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