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hospitals

06 September 2012

1866 – New Infirmary, Hartshill, Stoke-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire

Architect: Nichols & Lynam Now part of the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, the Royal Infirmary at Hartshill was one of the earliest hospitals to be built on the pavilion system favoured by...

03 July 2012

1880 – National Hospital for Paralysed & Epileptic, Bloomsbury, London

Architect: M.P. Manning Founded in 1859 and originally called The National Hospital for Diseases of the Nervous System including Paralysis and Epilepsy. For Powis Place, Bloomsbury. Published in The Building News, January 9th...

03 July 2012

1871 – St. Thomas Hospital, London

Architect: Henry Currey Constructed on a plot of land largely reclaimed from the river during construction of the Albert Embankment in the late 1860s, the hospital buildingswere designed by Henry Currey and the...

14 May 2012

1864 – Craig Dunain Hospital, Inverness, Scotland

Architect: James Matthews Craig Dunain Hospital was the only hospital for psychiatric illness in the Highlands, and formerly the Highland District Lunatic Asylum – Scotland’s third oldest district asylum. Closed in 1999, in...

14 May 2012

1879 – Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland

Architect: David Bryce The new Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, constructed between 1870 and 1879 provided an unprecedented 600 beds, arranged in eight three-storey pavilions with one large ward on each floor. At the...

14 May 2012

1834 – Crichton Royal Asylum, Dumfries, Scotland

Architect: William Burn Designed with two central octagonal towers from which wings for the patients extended, Burns work at Crichton was a very ambitious project that was ultimately not completed. Only one of...

12 April 2012

1792 – Westmoreland Lock Hospital, Townsend Street, Dublin

Architect: The architect of the Westmoreland Lock Hospital is uncertain. The archives of the Irish Architectural Archive mention drawings by Francis Johnston for wings and rear additions. There is also a suggestion of...

12 April 2012

1893 – Unbuilt adaptations to Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson Incomplete scheme that added a chapel and wards to the earlier building by John Bourke of 1861. The scheme included a tower on the main block, possibly to emulate...

27 March 2012

1876 – Proposed New Infirmary, Cardiff, Wales

Architect: Bell & Roper Sketch of administration block and block plans, as published in The Building News, May 26th 1876.