Staplegrove Elm / Somerset Nuffield Hospital

Date:
6 Sep 1999
Location:
Staplegrove Elm, Staplegrove, Taunton Deane, Somerset
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Somerset Nuffield Hospital, Staplegrove, Taunton Deane, Somerset
Reference:
IOE01/00167/16
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST22NW STAPLEGROVE CP

5/241 Somerset Nuffield Hospital

II

Shown on OS map as Staplegrove Elm. House; now hospital. Circa 1835, possibly by Richard Carver, enlarged early 1970s.

Rendered with Ham stone dressings, ashlar plinth, flat string course, hipped slate roof, overhanging eaves carried on shaped brackets, moulded cornice, central sedimented bay breaking forward slightly with moulded brackets around the deep eaves of the tympanum, brick stacks on returns. Double pile block with extended service wing right, 2 storeys, 2:1:2 bays; all window openings with moulded surrounds, cut on first floor by string course, 9-pane sash windows, ground floor sash windows, architrave cut by plinth but also enclosing ashlar apron below windows. central recessed half-glazed double doors with rectangular light fronted by ashlar Ham stone Ionic screen carrying entablature, Lower service wing right, slate roof with coped verges, 2 storeys, 2 bays 16-pane sash windows, plank door right, extended 2 bays with C20 addition. Interior not seen, said to contain good contemporary firegrate in reception. C20 structure adjoining hospital not included. It became a hospital in the early 1970s.

Listing NGR: ST2101226090

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Ford_David IOE Records for Ford, David; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr David Ford. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Ford, David

Rights Holder: Ford, David

Keywords

Ashlar, Render, Slate, Georgian House, Victorian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Hospital, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare