Designation details

Name:ANCOATS HOSPITAL
Record Type:Listed Building
NHLE Ref:1329676
Preferred Ref:1329676
Grade:II
Status Date:20 Sep 1984

Description

SJ 87 NW GREAT WARFORD C.P. ANCOATS ROAD

7/21 Ancoats Hospital

GV II

Hospital. 1903. Red brick with stone dressings and slate roof. 2 storeys and attic. Entrance front to courtyard. 11 bays in a 4.3.4 rhythm. Stone plinth with ground and first floor casement windows of 4 x 5 panes. Central projecting gabled wing with ½ storey high stone walls to ground floor and double doors to centre with 3 x 4 pane casement windows to either side. Overhang to first floor which is of white stucco with central casement window of 3 lights of 2 x 4 panes each site of a carved oak canopy and surrounding a statue of a draped female figure and children. Row of corbels above supporting another overhang with gable windows of 3 casement lights each of 2 x 2 panes. Roundel to apex with raised lettering, A.D.1903. Square ridge and purlin plates. Octagonal bell-cote over with a fleche. Projecting 2-storey wings at either side projecting by one bay and ending as angled bays to both floors: these continue as glazed corridors at ground floor level and terminate in pavilions with diagonal buttresses (with stone seats between), which have casement windows of 4 lights each of 3 x 3 panes with dormer lunette windows above to 3 sides. Angled walls project from the buttresses and end in brick piers with stone caps and balls. Inscription to central door lintel: PAX INTRANTI: SALUS EXEUNTI. Rear facade has central wing with gable dormers to sides in pairs and lateral gabled staircase wings.

Listing NGR: SJ8054677513

Curatorial Notes

Type and date: Dated 1903 HOSPITAL. Date: 1903

Type and date: COURTYARD.

Main material: brick

Main material: stone

Covering material: slate

July 2010: GIS location harmonised with former Macclesfield Borough Council dataset. Original location: SJ 80546 77513 (point)

Organisation:Department for Culture Media and Sport

Location

Grid Reference:Centred SJ 8055 7750
Parish:GREAT WARFORD, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE EAST

Sources

  • Digital archive: English Heritage. 2005. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 58396.



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