You are here: Home : Search : Search Results : Detailed Result
  |   Print  

MONUMENT NO. 1321152


Infirmary of Carmelite friary, now private house. Mid 13th century, converted to private house in the late 18th century. Rubble with cut quoins and dressings; flat leaded roof to infirmary hall, stone slates to chapel. Detached block within curtain wall, to south of claustral buildings: Infirmary hall and narrower chancel-like chapel on east. Blocked west window of 3 lancet lights under a pointed arch under coped gable with 18th century finial; 18th century Gothick 4-centred doorways on north and south, the latter with quatrefoil over, flanked by contemporary 2-light windows with small-paned sashes. East gable stack with crenellated cap. Chapel has similar 2-light windows in side walls and roof pent against end of hall, although east gable stands; original east window of 2 lights with quatrefoil in spandrel. Unique survival of a Carmelite infirmary, following typical medieval hospital plan (cf. St. Anne's Hospital in Ripon, and probably also St. Leonard's Hospital near Alnwick).

DETAIL + / -
+ / -
Please help us keep our information accurate let us know if you see any errors on this page.

Further information about monuments may be obtained by contacting Archive Services, through the Historic England website.