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Grovelands Park Hospital (Original Block Only), Enfield

Description: Grovelands Park Hospital (Original Block Only)

Grade: I
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

Location: Enfield, Greater London N14 6RA

Locality: Enfield
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: N14 6RA

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Listing Text

(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
the wires.

Listing NGR: TQ3038694275

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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