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Latitude: 50.7967 / 50°47'48"N
Longitude: -1.1266 / 1°7'35"W
OS Eastings: 461647
OS Northings: 100043
OS Grid: SU616000
Mapcode National: GBR VKC.WL
Mapcode Global: FRA 86JZ.NWV
Entry Name: Hospital to West of Main Barrack Block St Georges Barracks
Listing Date: 8 July 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1109983
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469527
Location: Gosport, Hampshire, PO12
Electoral Ward/Division: Town
Built-Up Area: Gosport
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Gosport Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
SU 6100 MUMBY ROAD
Hospital to W of main barrack
block, St George's Barracks
Hospital at infantry barracks; now disused. c1860. Yellow stock brick, painted front; end and rear lateral stacks and a hipped slate roof Italianate style. Rectangular single-depth plan with double-depth right-hand end. EXTERIOR: single storey, 2 storeys to right-hand end; 12-window range. Symmetrical front has an impost band to an arcade of round arches containing round-arched windows with metal frames and glazing bars, middle double half-glazed doors with margin panes beneath a small pediment with a blind oculus; a full-length verandah runs beneath the impost band with a flagged pavement, and moulded cast-iron posts to a raking roof. 2 storey N end has 2 flat-headed ground-floor 6/6-pane sashes and 2 round-arched 6/3-pane sashes in pedimented half-dormers separated by a lateral stack. The rear has 12 windows as the front, the N one obscured by a later addition, and 4 tall lateral stacks. INTERIOR: not inspected but noted as having 2 large cross-lit rooms either side of a central lobby from the entrance with large internal sash, and 2 rear fireplaces in each, blocked. HISTORY: a unique example of hospital planning; the ample ventilation, light and front access verandah suggest a reformed design anticipating some of the changes introduced by the pavilion plan. The barracks were a transit station for infantry, built after the Crimean War. This unique barracks and complete site, with the Lines earthworks, marks Gosport's importance in the defences around the Portsmouth dockyard. (Harfield A: The Gosport Barracks, sometimes known as "New Barracks": Gosport: 1988-: 16-21).
Listing NGR: SU5870301371
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