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28 February 2013

1871 – Selected design for Leeds Infirmary, Yorkshire

Architect: Henry Walker The Infirmary was built in 1874 alongside the Leeds Union Workhouse. In 1915 both workhouse and infirmary were taken over as the East Leeds War Hospital; in 1925 it became...

26 February 2013

1863 – Design for new Infirmary, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Construction of the current hospital on its new site in Great George Street started in 1863 to the designs of Sir George Gilbert Scott. Before drawing up the plans...

14 January 2013

1935 – Hospital, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Architect: Scott & Good In 1935 Scott & Good designed Portlaoise General Hospital. This building unlike its predecessor at Tullamore, does away with traditional massing and materials. It is a flat roofed, white...

15 September 2012

1771 – The Coombe Lying-in Hospital, Dublin

On 10 October 1770 Lord Brabazon laid the foundation stone of the new Hospital in the Coombe. The hospital, known as The Meath Hospital and County Dublin Infirmary, was opened the following year....

15 September 2012

1875 – Gokuldas Tejpal Native General Hospital, Mumbai, India

Architect: Col. J.A. Fuller R.E. Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital was built in 1875 thanks to the beneficence of Gokuldas Tejpal, a renowned Hindu businessman and philanthropist of Mumbai.

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...