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Southlands Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in New Romney, Kent

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Latitude: 50.9853 / 50°59'6"N

Longitude: 0.9371 / 0°56'13"E

OS Eastings: 606242

OS Northings: 124758

OS Grid: TR062247

Mapcode National: GBR T07.3QT

Mapcode Global: FRA D6VH.WD3

Plus Code: 9F22XWPP+4R

Entry Name: Southlands Hospital

Listing Date: 28 August 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175067

ID on this website: 101025300

Location: New Romney, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, TN28

County: Kent

District: Folkestone and Hythe

Civil Parish: New Romney

Built-Up Area: New Romney

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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WEST STREET (South West Side)
Southlands Hospital
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)


A group of Almshouses founded by John Southland and called after him Southland's
Hospital, They were founded in 1610 and rebuilt in1734. 2 storeys brown brick.
Tiled roof and brick modillion cornice, the bricks inserted diagonally with the
points protruding. The arrangement of the windows is rather unusual. Each house
has 1 sash on the ground and 1st floors and there are 2 sashes in all between the
ground and lst floors. The 5 sashes are set in moulded surrounds and both the ground
floor and the 2 sashes above have cambered heads. Plain doors with 4 narrow panels
running the whole length. Medieval stone rubble plinth with flint galleting.
Plaque: "This hospital being the gift of John Southland. Gent. Anno 1610 was
rebuilt at ye charge of Sir Robert Andrew and Sir Henry Furness Bart (date illegible)
and was further endowed by Thomas Baker Gent. Anno 1734 and by Richard Rothwell Da Daglish MRCS Anno 1908".

Cheriton Lodge, Nos 3 to 5 (consec), Southlands Hospital (Nos 1 to 4),
The Limes (Nos 1 & 2) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR0625424737

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