STANDISH HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1033357

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1998

Statutory Address: STANDISH HOSPITAL

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Location

Statutory Address: STANDISH HOSPITAL

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud (District Authority)

Parish: Standish

National Grid Reference: SO 81695 06815

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History

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Details

SO 80 NW STANDISH

1771/7/10014 Standish Hospital

II

Former country house, now a hospital. c1830, built as part of Lord Sherborne's estate. Rendered brick with plain 1st floor cill band. Tiled, hipped roof with dormers and slab chimney stacks with pots; eaves cornice and blocking course. 2 stories, basement and attics. Symmetrical entrance front of 3 windows with slightly recessed entrance bay; service wing of right of 3 windows, the central ones on both floors being blind. Recessed, hornless sashes, those to the outer bays of the house being architraved; ground floor right is tripartite. Greek Doric pedimented portico to the entrance. Interior: retains the original stair and some original features. History: the house stands on elevated ground with fine specimen trees and shrubs. It was occupied as a family residence by Richard Potter, father of Beatrice who, with her husband Sidney Webb, was one of the founders of the Fabian Society. In 1914 the house became Standish Red Cross Hospital for sick and wounded soldiers. Following the war it served as a TB sanatorium, its purchase by the County & City of Gloucester being partly funded by the Gloucestershire Branch and Joint Council of the British Red Cross Society and the Order of St John as a permanent memorial of the war work.



Listing NGR: SO8169506815

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 471792

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