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Description: Original House and Service Coach House Wings at the Skin Hospital
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217118
OS Grid Reference: SP0587385748
OS Grid Coordinates: 405873, 285748
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4696, -1.9150
(Original house and
wings at The Skin
SP 0585 NE 40/37
C1830-40 substantial Grecian villa of 2 storeys; 5 bays, stucco faced and
with concave quadrant walls enclosing forecourt carriage sweep. The centre
bay of front is slightly recessed and the stepped frieze is carried in under
the flat eaves of the hipped slate roof; corniced stucco chimneys. All windows
have architrave surrounds, the central one on first floor with cornice on
consoles; plate glass sashes. The doorway is flanked by engaged columns with
Grecian Corinthian capitals supporting deep entablature, the cornice overlapping
the edges of recess, blocking course above. Set back service wing to left
with 2 architrave framed windows. First floor lodge across yard to link with
2 storey painted brick coach house stable range extended out to street frontage
by single storey coach house frontage with pediment gable to road and flanking
gate piers to yard entrance.
Listing NGR: SP0587385748
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Source: English Heritage
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