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Main Block and Chapel of All Saints Hospital, Eastbourne

Description: Main Block and Chapel of All Saints Hospital

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 November 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 293624

OS Grid Reference: TV6016797444
OS Grid Coordinates: 560167, 97444
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7545, 0.2693

Location: 19 Darley Road, Eastbourne BN20 7PG

Locality: Eastbourne
Local Authority: Eastbourne Borough Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN20 7PG

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
TV 69 NW
14/93 Main Block and Chapel of
All Saints Hospital

The entry shall be amended to read:

14/93 Main Block and Chapel of
All Saints Hospital



5203 Main Block and Chapel of
All Saints Hospital
TV 69 NW 14/93


Built between 1867 and 1874 to the designs of Henry Woodyer. It was built as a
convalescent hospital by the Anglican order of All Saints' Sisters of the Poor.
Buildings form a roughly cruciform shape. 2 storeys and attics built of brown brick
with stone dressings and tiled roof. Central portion of 4 bays with 2 wings each
of 7 bays having buttresses, traceried windows and octagonal stair turrets.

Half-hipped dormers. Projecting wing attached to the centre of the south elevation
has double or triple traceried heads and some diaper patterned black brickwork.
Brick and stone 2 storied entrances set diagonally into angles between central pro-
jection and wings, having niches with statues of saints.

Front elevation of projections has arcading on ground floor and 5 bay arcaded balcony
with quatrefoil balustrading to 1st floor.

The attached hospital chapel built in 1874 is apsidal-ended and has a bellcote. 6
bay nave with buttresses. It has a fine and complete High Victorian interior with
polychromatic brickwork and encaustic tiled floors. The reredos behind the High
Altar was painted by Julius Frank of Munich and some of the stained glass is of C19
German provenance.

The central east window is surrounded by stone figures of Saints in niches. Contem-
porary roof with scissor bracting.

West gallery approached by a stone staircase outside the chapel used by the Sisters
for the recitation of their "offices".

Listing NGR: TV6016797444

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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