Heritage Assessment, Southampton

Instructed by a Property Developer to undertake Archaeological Standing Building Recording ahead of conversion to 30 two-bedroom dwellings

In Brief

Client: Property Developer Sector: Historic Buildings; Construction Services:

Heritage Assessment; Historic Building Recording/Archaeological Standing Building Recording; Architectural Analysis & Documentary Research

Location: Osborne Quarters Police Training Centre, Nr Southampton

Key Points

  • Detailed record of a largely intact survival of one of the most important and substantial military medical institutions of its era

Summary

Reflecting the changing face of modern warfare these buildings were continually adapted to meet the needs of wounded service men and women.

From its origin, tending casualties of the Crimean War, the hospital developed through the era of 20th Century global conflict, to become one of the most important and substantial military medical institutions of its time.

View our report here: ADS Grey Literature Library

Results

Conversion approved & Planning Condition discharged