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Description: The Priory Hospital (Including Ice House)
Date Listed: 18 February 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 207102
OS Grid Reference: TQ2152575185
OS Grid Coordinates: 521525, 175185
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4626, -0.2520
PRIORY LANE SW15
The Priory Hospital
TQ 27NW 1/1 18.2.75
Early 19th Century stucco Gothic with slate roofs behind battlements. Two-storeys.
[North (former entrance) elevation to Dowdeswell Close.]
Long, irregular font, central advanced, entrance bay with pointed-arch door of
panel tracery recessed behind taller pointed arch in gabled porch. Niche above
with figure of bishop. Octagonal towers left and right supporting triplets of
Tudor-type stacks. Octagonal buttresses and pilaster strips cut by chamfered
strings characterise the elevation, which is pierced by a variety of windows.
[South (garden) elevation.]
Three-bay pointed-arch entrance loggia with trellis-moulded interior pierced by
central panel-tracery double door between mullion-and-transom windows. Flanking
octagonal towers with panel-tracery windows under pointed-arch drip moulds.
To right, long asymmetrical right-angled range articulated by pinnacled buttresses.
Later extensions to left of loggia and towards Priory Lane.
Some interiors of note, including a chapel with a fine ceiling. Ice-house in
Extensions by Romiau and Cough circa 1840.
Listing NGR: TQ2152575185
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Source: English Heritage
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