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Moorlands Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1026 / 53°6'9"N

Longitude: -2.01 / 2°0'35"W

OS Eastings: 399429

OS Northings: 356155

OS Grid: SJ994561

Mapcode National: GBR 24Q.GN9

Mapcode Global: WHBCJ.384T

Entry Name: Moorlands Hospital

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Last Amended: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461589

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Built-Up Area: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


611-1/1/15 (East side)
07/06/72 Moorlands Hospital
(Formerly Listed as:
Moorlands Hospital (Former


Workhouse, now hospital. 1838. By Bateman and Drury. Red brick
with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: main block facing street a 3-storeyed, 10- window
range (2-1-3-1-2). Rear ranges arranged on panopticon
principal, with 3-storeyed axial wing to rear of frontage
linked to octagonal storeyed block from which 3 further
cruciform wings formerly ran. Pediment over 3 central bays
with date in apex. Central entrance in porch with coupled
Doric columns. Windows (renewed in original openings to first
floor) with flat-arched stone heads with moulded keystones.
Moulded stone cornice and blocking course. Single storey
3-window pavilions with central pediment each side of main
range. Central rear wing 3-storeyed, 6-window range
(originally sash windows of 9 and 12 lights, some now
renewed), linking to octagonal tower. One radial wing parallel
to frontage block survives (the other demolished c1990):
2-storeyed, 8-window range, 12-pane sashes with stone cills
and flat-arched brick heads. Lower rear wing beyond tower now
(and perhaps originally) the kitchens.
INTERIOR: layout still retains some of the original plan, and
the stone staircases with cast-iron rails survive in frontage
block and rear wings.

Listing NGR: SJ9942956155

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