List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HOSPITAL OF ST CROSS AND ALMSHOUSES OF NOBLE POVERTY

List entry Number: 1095374

Location

HOSPITAL OF ST CROSS AND ALMSHOUSES OF NOBLE POVERTY, ST CROSS ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HampshireWinchesterDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Oct-2001

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 144751

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History

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869/10/197 ST CROSS ROAD 24-MAR-50 (East side) Hospital of St Cross and Almshouses of Noble Poverty (Formerly listed as: ST CROSS ROAD Hospital of St Cross Hospital Chapel, Under St Cross) (Formerly listed as: ST CROSS ROAD Hospital and Chapel of St John)

GV I



Founded 1136 by Henry de Blois, Bishop of Winchester. Church Transitional Norman C 12 - and C 13. Cruciform with massive central Tower. The buildings apart from the Church were enlarged during the Bishopric of Cardinal Beaufort early C15 and are principally of this period. Buildings entered from small court through Entrance Gate (C 14 - 15 detail), but with stone. HC 1675, to main quadrangle, with range of fourteen 2-storey almshouses with one tall shafted chimney to each house. The Hall with graceful 2-light windows adjoins on the West side the Main Gate Tower, which has a range of buildings over a cloister on the East side linking the Tower with the Church. One of the most beautiful groups of buildings in the country. The church was restored by Butterfield in 1864-5. Varying dates and rebuildings. The buildings of the Hospital of St Cross form a group. SOURCE: Buildings of England,pp.706-713.



Listing NGR: SU4782729152

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 706-713

National Grid Reference: SU 47607 27750

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