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Description: Sandhill Park Hospital
Date Listed: 4 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270268
OS Grid Reference: ST1562429861
OS Grid Coordinates: 315624, 129861
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0619, -3.2054
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ST12NE BISHOP'S LYDEARD CP
7/57 Sandhill Park Hospital
Country house, now hospital. Circa 1720, portico and wings added circa 1815, altered late C19. Red sandstone ashlar
front with Ham stone dressings, Ham stone returns and flanking wings, quoin strips also distinguishing central
pedimented bay, hipped slate roof behind parapets brick stacks. Plan: 7 bay double pile block flanked by set back, 3
bay wings. 3 storeys, 2:3:2 bays, centre breaks forward, second floor 12 pane sash windows in lugged surrounds below
moulded cornice, first floor 12 pane sash windows with shouldered surrounds below the string course carried on console
blocks continued in pediment, central window with masque in keystone. Arched entrance centre, C19, double glazed doors,
set in paired column surround with coat of arms in spandrels approached by flight of 3 stepes and 3 bay colonnade of
paired Tuscan columns with paterae and triglyph frieze carrying shallow pediment with armorial bearings in the typanum.
Wooden boarded soffit, patterned pebble pavement in forecourt. 5 bay returns left and right latter with 3 bay canted
window carrying similar frieze to colonnade. Set back flanking 3 bay wings, sash windows in similar surrounds below
parapet. Interior: hall contains rococo plasterwork of circa 1750, front room left and room on right return late C19
plaster decoration. (Photographs in NMR).
Listing NGR: ST1562429861
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Source: English Heritage
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