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Description: Main North Block, East Block, West Block, St Bartholomew's Hospital
Date Listed: 4 January 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 199821
OS Grid Reference: TQ3189281574
OS Grid Coordinates: 531892, 181574
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5177, -0.1005
WEST SMITHFIELD EC1
St Bartholomew's Hospital
Main north block (Formerly
listed as Great Hall etc)
TQ 3181 NE 2/22 4.1.50.
TQ 3181 NE 2/22A
TQ 3181 NE 2/22B
1750 to 59 by James Gibbs. Formal composition round 3 sides of courtyard. Refaced
with Portland stone in C19. 3 storeys plus basement and slated mansard. Quoins,
bands, dressings to windows, modillion cornice and crowning balustrade. Central
3 bays rusticated with arched entrance and carriageway through main block which
has short, 3 window wings, and good area railings. Interior of north block contains
good timber staircase with important wall painting by W Hogarth. Also very fine
hall, with enriched plaster work etc. Interiors of east and west wing contain
original staircases and other fittings. North block Scheduled AM.
Listing NGR: TQ3189781580
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Source: English Heritage
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