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BCC record ID:0189800000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Former master's house at Winslow workhouse, designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1835.
Grid Reference:SP 76913 28089

WINSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • (Alternate) MANAGERS HOUSE (Built 1835 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • WORKHOUSE (Built 1835 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Listed Building

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Yes

Full description

Dimensions - Length 0044 m Width 0038
Grade II. Master’s house of former hospital, originally workhouse. 1835, by Sir G Gilbert Scott. Red brick rendered band courses at impost level of ground floor openings and cill of first floor. Off-set brick eaves, hipped slate-roof, brick stacks, 3 storeys, S front has 5 bays, 3 to centre forming canted projection Barred sash windows with guaged brick heads to ground and first floors. Ground floor windows have semi-circular arched tops with radiating glazing bars and are set in slightly recessed arches of gauged brick. Similar arch over central double doors with radiating fanlight. Second floor has C20 paired barred metal casements (B5).
Union workhouse, built 1835-6 by G G Scott for 280 persons (B1-3).
Master's house of hospital/workhouse. Georgian.3 storeys.S front of 5 bays, 3 to centre form a canted bay (B4). Historical account (B6).
Design conforms to Kempthorne's standard plans for workhouses (further detail, plan)(B7-8).
NGR (B9).
Only the master's house survives, the remainder of the workhouse having been demolished in 1983 (B10).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 3 P545.
<2>Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P796.
<3>Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 P466.
<4>Bibliographic reference: PEVSNER N 1960 BUCKINGHAMSHIRE P299.
<6>Bibliographic reference: SAVING N A 1973 GLIMPSES OF PAST DAYS...OF...WINSL OW PP34-35.
<7>Article in serial: Ian Toplis. 1975. 'SIR GILBERT SCOTT'S CLASSICAL WORK IN BUCKS', IN RECS OF BUCKS 20 PP93-99. Vol 20. pp95,99; Plate 3
<8>Bibliographic reference: INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY RECORD CARD 23 02 01,FILED.
<9>Map: OS 1988 1:2500 MAP.
<10>Bibliographic reference: Terry Foley and Julian Hunt. 1997. Winslow. Captions to photos p75

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13590: Site visit

Related monuments: none


No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council