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Standish Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Standish, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7597 / 51°45'35"N

Longitude: -2.2666 / 2°15'59"W

OS Eastings: 381695

OS Northings: 206815

OS Grid: SO816068

Mapcode National: GBR 0KZ.PR9

Mapcode Global: VH94X.N1LB

Plus Code: 9C3VQP5M+V9

Entry Name: Standish Hospital

Listing Date: 9 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471792

Location: Standish, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL10

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Standish

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Standish St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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1771/7/10014 Standish Hospital


Former country house, now a hospital. c1830, built as part of Lord Sherborne's estate. Rendered brick with plain 1st floor cill band. Tiled, hipped roof with dormers and slab chimney stacks with pots; eaves cornice and blocking course. 2 stories, basement and attics. Symmetrical entrance front of 3 windows with slightly recessed entrance bay; service wing of right of 3 windows, the central ones on both floors being blind. Recessed, hornless sashes, those to the outer bays of the house being architraved; ground floor right is tripartite. Greek Doric pedimented portico to the entrance. Interior: retains the original stair and some original features. History: the house stands on elevated ground with fine specimen trees and shrubs. It was occupied as a family residence by Richard Potter, father of Beatrice who, with her husband Sidney Webb, was one of the founders of the Fabian Society. In 1914 the house became Standish Red Cross Hospital for sick and wounded soldiers. Following the war it served as a TB sanatorium, its purchase by the County & City of Gloucester being partly funded by the Gloucestershire Branch and Joint Council of the British Red Cross Society and the Order of St John as a permanent memorial of the war work.

Listing NGR: SO8169506815

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