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The Avenue Hospital, Bridlington

Description: The Avenue Hospital

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 166251

OS Grid Reference: TA1702267875
OS Grid Coordinates: 517022, 467875
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0935, -0.2122

Locality: Bridlington
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO16 4QQ

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Avenue Hospital
TA 1767 NW 1/61
TA 1667 NE 3/61 7.9.51.
Probably built for the Prickett family in 1714. Brick front of 3 storeys, altered
early C19 but original giant brick pilasters at angles. Stone-capped parapet.
Pilasters also flanking central windows. Brick stacks at gable ends. 5 windows
with moulded brick flying cornices, the moulding repeated on the pilasters at 1st
floor level. Stone early C19 portico in Grecian Doric with full entablature. 3
steps to door of 6 panels with side lights. Two good rainwater heads with crest
and date 1714, crest repeated alternately with rosettes on the clamps. Interior:
Some of the panelling now in Bridlington High School, but several chimneypieces
and good plasterwork ceilings remain. Rear elevation has 2 full height bows lit
by 2 windows on each storey. Gardens said to be designed by Paxton. Western service
wing raised circa 1820. 3 storeys lower, stone eaves band. 4 windows, rusticated
heads on ground and 1st floor, band at 1st floor cills. Ground floor windows irregular.
Console brackets to eaves.

Nos 7 to 31 (odd) and the Avenue Hospital, stables and wall form a group. No 21
(including former No 19) is of local interest.

Listing NGR: TA1702667874

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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