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Handel Cossham Memorial Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Hillfields, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4688 / 51°28'7"N

Longitude: -2.5162 / 2°30'58"W

OS Eastings: 364236

OS Northings: 174554

OS Grid: ST642745

Mapcode National: GBR CTD.P9

Mapcode Global: VH88P.BBMV

Entry Name: Handel Cossham Memorial Hospital

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379950

Location: Bristol, BS15

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Hillfields

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Fishponds St John

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST67SW LODGE ROAD, Fishponds
901-1/56/1268 (West side)
04/03/77 Handel Cossham Memorial Hospital

II

Hospital. 1905-07. By F Bligh Bond. Squared red Pennant rubble
with limestone dressings, Bath stone ashlar, green slate roof
with chimneys in front of the ridge. L-shaped plan. Queen Anne
style with Edwardian Baroque influences. 2-storeys and attic;
12-window range.
The principal block has a central pedimented entrance bay,
with banded rusticated ground floor, running into a Gibbs
surround to round-headed door with a shouldered architrave and
pronounced, grotesque key. Above is an open, scrolled pediment
containing a keyed oculus with floral carving. First-floor
round-headed window with architrave and Gibbs surround, with a
bayed balustrade. Modillioned pediment with cartouche, and
relief ribbons inscribed HANDEL COSSHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
1905. Ground and first-floor windows with shouldered
architraves and keys, segmental-arched on first floor, with
panelled aprons beneath.
Canted bays to the middle of the wings with 4-light windows
and parapets. Deep modillion cornice, sprocketed eaves and 2-
and 3-light dormers, with side windows and modillion
pediments. At the right-hand end is a square tower and a
flat-roofed block. In the angle between the 2 wings is an
octagonal tower, with a balcony with iron railings, clocks to
alternate faces, topped by an octagonal dome surrounded by a
balustrade with urns, and a cupola on columns. The left wing
has a mansard roof, with a 3-story block behind.
INTERIOR: remodelled in the C20.


Listing NGR: ST6423674554

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