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Summerlands Hospital (Main Block Only)

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.946 / 50°56'45"N

Longitude: -2.6477 / 2°38'51"W

OS Eastings: 354591

OS Northings: 116486

OS Grid: ST545164

Mapcode National: GBR MN.NP0P

Mapcode Global: FRA 56BL.Y0Y

Entry Name: Summerlands Hospital (Main Block Only)

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261411

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA21

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


1/73 Summerlands hospital
(front block only)


- II

Workhouse administration block, dated 1837. Local Stonework cut and squared with
plain Ham stone quoins and window dressings; Welsh slated hipped roof with
2-brick chimney stacks set asymmetrically. 2-storey, 11-bay facade of 3:1:3:1:3
pattern, with single offsets to bays 4 and 8 and double offset to bays 5-7.
Simple pediment to central projection, bearing dates 1837 and 1968. Sliding sash
windows; ground floor windows have 2 upper and 1 lower pane; first floor 3 upper
and 2 lower panes. Central ground floor window has slightly proud surround with
crude pediment over. 2-matching single storey wings each side: Rear elevation
much altered. Interior not seen. Other buildings on site not of interest. The
former Yeovil Union Public Assistance Institution, or Poor Law House (the
remainder of the Workhouse and its hospital now demolished). (L Brookes 'The
Book of Yeovil' Barracuda Books 1978).

Listing NGR: ST5459116486

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