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Herbert Hospital (Including Detached Summerhouse)

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbourne and West Cliff, Bournemouth

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Latitude: 50.7168 / 50°43'0"N

Longitude: -1.9033 / 1°54'11"W

OS Eastings: 406925

OS Northings: 90801

OS Grid: SZ069908

Mapcode National: GBR X40.68

Mapcode Global: FRA 67X5.SFR

Entry Name: Herbert Hospital (Including Detached Summerhouse)

Listing Date: 27 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108882

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101703

Location: Bournemouth, BH4

County: Bournemouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Westbourne and West Cliff

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth St Ambrose

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

5180 (East Side)
Herbert Hospital
(including detached
SZ 0690 2/69


Originally the Herbert Memorial Convalescent Home, l865-7 by T H Wyatt. Very
competently, grouped asymmetrical Gothic, Purbeck stone with red brick bands,
mostly mullioned windows. Porch-tower with statue and clock (in diamond frame),
short spire with lucarnes on brick and stone machicolated cornice. Few windows
on entrance side: horizontal emphasis of hipped roofs, brick bands and chamfered
corners. East wing connected by single-storey link up hill to former chapel
with traceried windows and cupola, flanked by lower room with bows. West wing
with canted bay facing down drive and 3 gables to south. Centre of south front
almost symmetrical (but not axial with entrance): two 2-storey canted bays with
red brick spandrels. Single-storey south-east wing. Chimneys by contrast of
stucco and Italianate with bracketed cornice and openwork frame to pots. Edwardian
summerhouse of white timber circa 1910, with battered corners and splayed hipped
roof, detached from main building.

Listing NGR: SZ0692590801

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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