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Bridge Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Witham, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7947 / 51°47'40"N

Longitude: 0.6323 / 0°37'56"E

OS Eastings: 581622

OS Northings: 213950

OS Grid: TL816139

Mapcode National: GBR QL9.JP3

Mapcode Global: VHJJY.X540

Entry Name: Bridge Hospital

Listing Date: 7 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113513

Location: Witham, Braintree, Essex, CM8

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Witham

Built-Up Area: Witham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Witham St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Bridge Hospital
TL 81 SW 4/112


Formerly the Union Work house, built in 1839. A red brick building with
stone dressings. The entrance gateway has a semi-circular archway with
stone voussoirs and a stone pediment and is flanked by single storey wings
with projecting bays at the north-east and south-east ends and pilaster
treatment. Each wing is of 2:2:1 window range, double-hung sashes with
glazing bars, in plain reveals with semi-circular brick arched heads and
a stone string course at impost level. The main block stands back from
the entrance block with a 3 storey octagonal central black with alternate
sides breaking forward under pediments. Each face of the block has 1 window
range. A stone band runs between the upper storeys. Roof slate rising
to a central cupola. Long wings extend on either side, with projecting
end wings. Each wing is of 5:2 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing
bars, in plain reveals. Roofs slate.

Listing NGR: TL8162213950

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