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hospitals

24 June 2010

1863 – Borough Hospital, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Architect: Walter Scott “The design is in the Italian style of architecture. The site selected is a piece of land fronting a hospital in Hamilton-street, and which has been found totally inadequate to...

11 June 2010

1748 – Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Square, Dublin

Architect: Richard Cassels The Rotunda Hospital officially the Dublin Lying-in Hospital was the first maternity hospital in Britain or Ireland and was at one time the largest in the world. Really it is...

29 May 2010

1887 – New Royal Infirmary, Liverpool

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse Published in The Building News, July 1st 1887.

05 May 2010

1888 – Nobles Hospital & Dispensary, Isle of Man

Architects: Bleakley & Cubbon Noble’s Isle of Man Hospital and Dispensary opened in 1888. It was provided by the munificence of the town’s benefactor, Henry Bloom Noble. Published in The Building News, July...

03 May 2010

1955 – Former Meath Hospital, Heytesbury St., Dublin

Architect: Robinson Keefe Devane Extension to the original 19th century hosipital in a Dutch modern style. Extended in 1962 by the same architects. Three substantial interlinked blocks make up this stage of the...

08 April 2010

1909 – St Bricin’s Military Hospital, Arbour Hill, Dublin

Architect: Harry Meadows Founded as the George V Hospital and designed by the Royal Engineers of the British Army, St Brican’s is still in use as a military hospital by the Irish Army....

07 April 2010

1895 – Former Hospital, North Brunswick Street, Dublin

Architect: Carroll & Bachelor Now in use as a district court, this is a fine former hospital building with an elaborate street frontage with corner pavilions. Like many buildings around Ireland that were...

10 March 2010

1869 – Magdalen Hospital, Streatham, London

From The Architect and Contract Reporter, November 27 1869: The Magdalen Hospital is the oldest institution of its kind, was founded in 1758, and has hitherto been located, in the Blackfriars Road. For...

19 February 2010

1901 – Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Adelaide Road, Dublin

Architect: Carroll & Batchelor The ‘Eye and Ear’ as it is known opened in 1901 in a Queen Anne inspired symmetrical design by Carroll & Batchelor. Internally the circulation spaces were skimped on...