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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1108822



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


District: Bournemouth

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Aug-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101842

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1. 5186 ST STEPHEN'S ROAD (South Side) Royal National Hospital and Chest Clinic SZ 0891 13/125 1.8.74.


2. 1855, E B Lamb, as Royal National Sanatorium for Diseases of the Chest. Powerful style typical of Lamb, rustic Italianate with echoes of Vanbrugh. Coursed Purbeck rubble, stone dressings with strongly marked tooling, sometimes vermiculated. South front 2 storeys, asymmetrical, with hipped slate roof. Recessed centre, 3 windows wide, with later iron verandahs, between 2-storey canted bay to west and 2-storey square bay under high chateau roof to east. Windows all have segmental heads with big keystones and monstrously big bracketed 'shoulder stones', which sit on vestigial block capitals. Blocky stringcourses at 3 different levels. Spandrels below sills recessed, with projecting stone panels. Square bay windows tripartite, with mullions on big bases and plinth, shoulder brackets forming tulip-shaped capitals. Eaves cornice with big brackets (removed from canted bay and centre); chimneys of Italianate type, coupled, on high bases, with stepped-out capping and pyramidal top to stacks. Similar wing to west added 1803, 3 windows wide. Further western extension circa 1880, said to be by Sir Arthur Blomfield, with regular segment-headed 1st floor windows (tripartite in projecting end pavilion ); wings to north of 2 storeys and 4 storeys, hipped roofs. Lamb's north front, much altered and extended, preserves original entrance front, 3 windows wide, with 4th window bay projecting, same detailing. Projecting kitchen and service wing of irregular composition: doorway with segmental head (keystone and shoulder stones) on brackets and chamfered jambs, 1st floor pair of segmental windows gathered under very wide segmental arch (quasi-lunette).

Listing NGR: SZ0830491436

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National Grid Reference: SZ 08304 91436


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