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Description: Grovelands Park Hospital (Original Block Only)
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 200518
OS Grid Reference: TQ3038694275
OS Grid Coordinates: 530386, 194275
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6322, -0.1175
4411 THE BOURNE N14
(North Side) (Off)
Grovelands Park Hospital
TQ 3094 10/9 (original block only)
1797 by John Nash. Main south front of 2 storeys, attic and basement, 5 windows.
East and west returns of 3 bays. Stucco with stone dressings. Hipped slated
roof with shallow, glazed dome. Grand Ionic Order frames 2-storey recessed porch
and supports tall entablature with dentil cornice. Oval windows in attic storey
decoration in recessed semi-circular panels above. Balustrading below ground
floor windows. East front in similar style. Both have wide flights of steps
to entrance terraces. West side has balustraded basement area. North front concealed
by later additions of hospital buildings. Inside some fine interiors. Staircase
with wrought iron balustrade and pilastered walls painted like marble. Entrance
lobby with grisaille panels of classical scenes. Small drawing room, of octagonal
shape with pointed roof, painted to resemble a bird cage, with garden scenes between
Listing NGR: TQ3038694275
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Source: English Heritage
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