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Basil Webb Hall, at Bronllys Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Bronllys, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0079 / 52°0'28"N

Longitude: -3.2577 / 3°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 313768

OS Northings: 235136

OS Grid: SO137351

Mapcode National: GBR YV.HQL0

Mapcode Global: VH6BN.HS4L

Entry Name: Basil Webb Hall, at Bronllys Hospital

Listing Date: 15 December 1995

Last Amended: 15 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16605

Building Class: Health and Welfare

Location: Situated on the campus of the King Edward VII Welsh National Tuberculosis Hospital, to the E of the main hospital buildings.

County: Powys

Community: Bronllys

Community: Bronllys

Traditional County: Brecknockshire

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History

The building is a recreation hall, given as a memorial for Tom Henry Basil Webb, 1914-1918, by Lieut/Col Sir Henry Webb, Bt. of Llwynarthan, Monmouthshire. The cost was £5,000. The sanatorium was opened on July 17th 1920 by King George V and Queen Mary. The hall is now the Finance Department of the Hospital.

Exterior

Pebbledashed brickwork with a sprocketed slate roof. One storey, 8 bays divided by deep buttresses. Main doors in projecting bay on N side. Glazed door in 1st and 7th bays on S side. Multi-paned windows. On the 6th bay, a 5-sided bay with a hipped roof, and a dormer with deep eaves over the 2nd bay. The eaves return for 1 bay over the buttresses at the end, with gable windows extending up to collar level in the main roof. The gable is slate hung.

Interior

Now converted to offices.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well designed and well preserved building typical of the type of light and airy buildings required for the treatment of tuberculosis in sanatoria. Of group value with the Chapel of Bronllys Hospital.

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