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Description: Porch and Staircase of East Wing Only of Douglas House Hospital
Date Listed: 27 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101850
OS Grid Reference: SZ1325692067
OS Grid Coordinates: 413256, 92067
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7281, -1.8135
5186 SOUTHBOURNE ROAD
(North East Side)
Porch and staircase of
east wing only of
Douglas House Hospital
Original entrance front of Stourfield House, circa 1766, incorporated in large
brick, half timber and tile-hung hospital of 1898. 3 storeys on high basement,
with recessed centre between 2 gables. Good Ionic porch with console-bracketed
cornice, reached up double staircase of stone, with sweepingly clawed iron railings
ending in urn-topped newels. Arch to basement beneath porch on rusticated
piers, with rusticated spandrels, segment-roofed lobby with arched recesses.
Walls unfortunately refaced in 1898: roughcast and stucco bands, half-timber
to 1st floor, tile-hanging to 2nd. 4-storey canted bay on west side. Small
2-storey annexe to east, circa 1840, in painted brick, with gable on console
Listing NGR: SZ1325692067
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Source: English Heritage
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