SANDHILL PARK HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1295317
Date first listed:
04-May-1984
Statutory Address:
SANDHILL PARK HOSPITAL, SANDHILL PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
SANDHILL PARK HOSPITAL, SANDHILL PARK

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Taunton Deane (District Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Lydeard
National Grid Reference:
ST 15624 29861

Details

ST12NE BISHOP'S LYDEARD CP

SANDHILL PARK 7/57 Sandhill Park Hospital

- - II*

Country house, now hospital. Circa 1720, portico and wings added circa 1815, altered late C19. Red sandstone ashlar front with Ham stone dressings, Ham stone returns and flanking wings, quoin strips also distinguishing central pedimented bay, hipped slate roof behind parapets brick stacks. Plan: 7 bay double pile block flanked by set back, 3 bay wings. 3 storeys, 2:3:2 bays, centre breaks forward, second floor 12 pane sash windows in lugged surrounds below moulded cornice, first floor 12 pane sash windows with shouldered surrounds below the string course carried on console blocks continued in pediment, central window with masque in keystone. Arched entrance centre, C19, double glazed doors, set in paired column surround with coat of arms in spandrels approached by flight of 3 stepes and 3 bay colonnade of paired Tuscan columns with paterae and triglyph frieze carrying shallow pediment with armorial bearings in the typanum. Wooden boarded soffit, patterned pebble pavement in forecourt. 5 bay returns left and right latter with 3 bay canted window carrying similar frieze to colonnade. Set back flanking 3 bay wings, sash windows in similar surrounds below parapet. Interior: hall contains rococo plasterwork of circa 1750, front room left and room on right return late C19 plaster decoration. (Photographs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1562429861

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
270268
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Feb 2004
Reference: IOE01/11881/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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