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Latitude: 51.0287 / 51°1'43"N
Longitude: -3.1277 / 3°7'39"W
OS Eastings: 321012
OS Northings: 126090
OS Grid: ST210260
Mapcode National: GBR M0.HFFP
Mapcode Global: FRA 46BD.H94
Entry Name: Somerset Nuffield Hospital
Listing Date: 17 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060481
English Heritage Legacy ID: 270691
Location: Staplegrove, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA2
District: Taunton Deane
Civil Parish: Staplegrove
Built-Up Area: Taunton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST22NW STAPLEGROVE CP
5/241 Somerset Nuffield Hospital
Shown on OS map as Staplegrove Elm. House; now hospital. Circa 1835, possibly by Richard Carver, enlarged early 1970s.
Rendered with Ham stone dressings, ashlar plinth, flat string course, hipped slate roof, overhanging eaves carried on
shaped brackets, moulded cornice, central sedimented bay breaking forward slightly with moulded brackets around the
deep eaves of the tympanum, brick stacks on returns. Double pile block with extended service wing right, 2 storeys,
2:1:2 bays; all window openings with moulded surrounds, cut on first floor by string course, 9-pane sash windows,
ground floor sash windows, architrave cut by plinth but also enclosing ashlar apron below windows. central recessed
half-glazed double doors with rectangular light fronted by ashlar Ham stone Ionic screen carrying entablature, Lower
service wing right, slate roof with coped verges, 2 storeys, 2 bays 16-pane sash windows, plank door right, extended 2
bays with C20 addition. Interior not seen, said to contain good contemporary firegrate in reception. C20 structure
adjoining hospital not included. It became a hospital in the early 1970s.
Listing NGR: ST2101226090
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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