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Porch and Staircase of East Wing Only of Douglas House Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in West Southbourne, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

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Latitude: 50.7281 / 50°43'41"N

Longitude: -1.8135 / 1°48'48"W

OS Eastings: 413256

OS Northings: 92067

OS Grid: SZ132920

Mapcode National: GBR XHS.D9

Mapcode Global: FRA 7725.5UQ

Plus Code: 9C2WP5HP+6H

Entry Name: Porch and Staircase of East Wing Only of Douglas House Hospital

Listing Date: 27 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101850

ID on this website: 101108825

Location: West Southbourne, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH6

County: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth All Saints, Southbourne

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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(North East Side)
Porch and staircase of
east wing only of
Douglas House Hospital
40/1392 34/273


Original entrance front of Stourfield House, circa 1766, incorporated in large
brick, half timber and tile-hung hospital of 1898. 3 storeys on high basement,
with recessed centre between 2 gables. Good Ionic porch with console-bracketed
cornice, reached up double staircase of stone, with sweepingly clawed iron railings
ending in urn-topped newels. Arch to basement beneath porch on rusticated
piers, with rusticated spandrels, segment-roofed lobby with arched recesses.
Walls unfortunately refaced in 1898: roughcast and stucco bands, half-timber
to 1st floor, tile-hanging to 2nd. 4-storey canted bay on west side. Small
2-storey annexe to east, circa 1840, in painted brick, with gable on console

Listing NGR: SZ1325692067

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