© Lorna Freeman
SISTERS' HOUSE, FRENCHAY HOSPITAL GROUNDS
WINTERBOURNE, SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
22 March 2007
03 August 1984
Date of last amendment:
03 August 1984
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ST 67 NW WINTERBOURNE FRENCHAY HOSPITAL GROUNDS
3/53 Sisters' House (formerly known
as Frenchay Park)
House, now offices. Mid/late C18, extended early C19. Ashlar, slate roofs.
Main block, 3 storeys and attic, 5 windows, later wings, 2 storeys, 3 windows
in cylindrical bays, all windows are glazing bar sashes, central Ionic glazed
porch, fanlight over door behind, windows of main block have moulded architraves
joined vertically by fielded panels, end rusticated pilasters rise to cornice
below tall parapet with balustrade, newels and urns; later wings, moulded
architraves, cornice and low parapet, break forward at outer edge to
rusticated corner pilaster with urn; these wings return plainly around earlier
house, they are joined at rear by a later low wing to make an undistinguished
garden front. Interior: panelled entrance hall, fluted square columns,
Doric cornice, marble floor with black dots; 3 floor open well staircase,
moulded handrail, turned and barley sugar balusters; early C19 rear staircase
off vestibule, top lit, and with Ionic columns.