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Mundesley Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Gimingham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8773 / 52°52'38"N

Longitude: 1.4113 / 1°24'40"E

OS Eastings: 629648

OS Northings: 336541

OS Grid: TG296365

Mapcode National: GBR WDT.PLS

Mapcode Global: WHMSB.NY72

Entry Name: Mundesley Hospital

Listing Date: 20 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359855

Location: Gimingham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR11

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Gimingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Gimingham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

GIMINGHAM MUNDESLEY ROAD
TG 23 NE
4/10001 Mundesley Hospital

II

the description shall be amended to read:

Tuberculosis sanatorium. 1898-9 by Boulton and Paul of Norwich for Dr F W Burton-Fanning,
consultant to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital; extended circa 1923. Prefabricated timber frame on
brick base, weatherboarded and applied sham timber flaming. Corrugated sheet iron gabled roof Brick
axial stacks. Plan: Long range facing south with cross-wings at centre and at either end, the right (E)
with entrance hall, the left (W) extended by 1 gable and with service wing behind (NW). The entrance
hall leads to an axial corridor along the back with stairs at either end and on the S front drawing room,
ladies room, reading room, smoking room and dining room giving onto a verandah; the rooms all
subdivided to form wards. In circa 1923 a large extension was built on right SE corner (not of special
interest). Exterior 2 storeys, the cross wings with attics. 4:2:2:2:3 bay S front with projecting gabled
cross wings to left and right, left with triple gables; at centre attic gable its centre jettied out on
brackets. 3-light mullion transom casements, with glazing bars in top lights; glazed roof verandah with
elliptical arches with pendants on baluster posts; inside verandah doorways with overlights and Tudor
arches with carved spandrels inscribed 'Boulton and Paul Norwich 1899'. Gabled cross-wings project
at rear, the right (W) wing with service wing. Circa 1923 single storey brick extension to entrance on
E side not of special interest. Interior: Later partitions and alterations and two staircases with ogee
arcade balustrades and heavy moulded handrails.
Note: Mundesley Hospital was established by F W Burton-Fanning -as a TB sanatorium for rich patients.
It was one of the first private TB sanatoria and the first large one to be built in England. It was
modelled on TB sanatoria in Germany and Switzerland where open-air treatment had been pioneered.
The sanatorium is a large prefabricated building which was a model for a standardised design developed
and marketed by Boulton and Paul.
Sources: The Mundesley Sanatorium Prospectus. RCHME report 1992. Boulton and Paul
Advertisement in Ipswich Souvenir 1912.
The statutory list was previously amended in respect of this entry on 20 August 1993.

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The following building shall be added to the list:-


GIMINGRAM MUNDESLEY ROAD
TG 23 NE

4/10001 Mundesley Hospital

II

Tuberculosis sanatorium. 1898-9 by Boulton and Paul of Norwich for Dr F W Burton-Fanning,
consultant to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital; extended circa 1923. Prefabricated timber
frame on brick base, weatherboarded and applied sham timber framing. Corrugated sheet iron
gabled roof Brick axial stacks. flan: Long range facing south with cross-wings at centre and at
either end, the right (E) with entrance hall, the left (W) extended by 1 gable and with service
wing behind (NW). The entrance hall leads to an axial corridor along the back with stairs at
either end and on the S front drawing room, ladies room, reading room, smoking room and
dining room giving onto a verandah; the rooms all subdivided to form wards. In circa 1923 a
large extension was built on right SE corner. Ex&dot 2 storeys, the cross wings with attics.
4:2:2:2:3 bay S front with projecting gabled cross wings to left and right, left with triple gables;
at centre attic gable its centre jettied out on brackets. 3-light mullion transom casements, with
glazing bars in top lights; glazed roof verandah with elliptical arches with pendants on baluster
posts; inside verandah doorways with overlights and Tudor arches with carved spandrels
inscribed 'Boulton and Paul Norwich 1899'. Gabled cross-wings project at rear, the right (W)
wing with service wing. Circa 1923 single storey brick extension to entrance on E side.
Interior Later partitions and alterations and two staircases with ogee arcade balustrades and
heavy moulded handrails.
Note: Mundesley Hospital was established by F W Burton-Fanning as a TB sanatorium for rich
patients. It was one of the first private TB sanatoria and the first large one to be built in
England. It was modelled on TB sanatoria in Germany and Switzerland where open-air
treatment had been pioneered. The sanatorium is a large prefabricated building which was a
model for a standardised design developed and marketed by Boulton and Paul.
Sources: The Mundesley Sanatorium Prospectus. RCHME report 1992. Boulton and Paul
Advertisement in Ipswich Souvenir 1912.


Listing NGR: TG2964836541

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