SPRINGFIELD HOSPITAL (MAIN BUILDING)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1065553

Date first listed: 07-Apr-1983

Statutory Address: SPRINGFIELD HOSPITAL (MAIN BUILDING), BEECHCROFT ROAD SW17

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SPRINGFIELD HOSPITAL (MAIN BUILDING), BEECHCROFT ROAD SW17

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Wandsworth (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 27108 72498

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History

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Details

BEECHCROFT ROAD SW17 1. 5033 Springfield Hospital: (main building) TQ 2772 16/3 II GV 2. Edward Lapidge. Built 1840 as the Surrey County Lunatic Asylum, with later extensions, it is a grand symmetrical Tudor-style composition enclosing a large courtyard. It is in red brick with some blue brick diapering, stone dressings and slate roofs. It has a centre pavilion of 3-storeys and gables linked by 2-storey flanking ranges to 3-storey embattled blocks. The long 2-storey wings at right- angles have 3-storey embattled blocks at their centres and are stopped by 4-storey embattled end-pavilions. The centre pavilion is framed by advanced wings. A short flight of steps rises to the entrance block which is 3 windows wide with windows of varying design. The pointed-arch entrance is framed in a square head with label, the spandrels filled with quatrefoils. A stone band with ribbon motif separates ground and first floors. The second floor has the date 1840 in diaper. The gable carries a clock in a lozenge plaque and rises to a tall finial with weather vane. Each wing is 3 windows wide at the ground floor. The first and second floors are united behind a single window 6 lancets high and 4 broad. A single light pierces each gable. The 4-storey end-pavilions each have advanced angle-bays and an advanced centre with a plaque dated 1874.

Listing NGR: TQ2710872498

Legacy

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