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Main Building of Glapthorn Road Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Oundle, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4854 / 52°29'7"N

Longitude: -0.4736 / 0°28'24"W

OS Eastings: 503748

OS Northings: 288587

OS Grid: TL037885

Mapcode National: GBR FXX.133

Mapcode Global: VHFNH.QSZL

Entry Name: Main Building of Glapthorn Road Hospital

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231703

Location: Oundle, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Oundle

Built-Up Area: Oundle

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Oundlew Ashton

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
1483 --------------
Main Building of
Glapthorn Road Hospital
TL 0388 2/121 28.6.73.


Built as the workhouse. 1836. Perhaps by G G Scott (Pevsner). Late classical,
with red brick additions of 1902. 2 long parallel ranges joined by a central passage.
Lower front range consists of end pavilions and centre of 2 storeys linked by sections
of 1 storey. Centre hipped forward has 2 windows on ground floor with rusticated
heads joine by band, hung sashes with glazing bars, and door. 3 windows on 1st
floor. Side ranges of 1 storey and 6 windows, bays divided by plain pilasters.
End pavilions are houses with 1 window to each storey, end pilasters, band between
storeys. Plinth. Rear range of 3 storeys with central octagonal tower of 4 storeys.
Ends of range and extension to rear and alterations are in red brick, 1902. Tower
has 1 window to each face except for centre which has clock in roundel flanked
by 2 windows. Wood louvred bell turret. Both wings have 2 windows in ends, which
project slightly, then 5 windows. The ranges are joined by a 2 storey linking section,
which has been somewhat altered.

The Main Building and Hospital Chapel form a group.

Listing NGR: TL0374888587

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

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