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The Belgrave Hospital for Children, Lambeth

Description: The Belgrave Hospital for Children

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204143

OS Grid Reference: TQ3112277443
OS Grid Coordinates: 531122, 177443
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4808, -0.1131

Location: Clapham Road, Lambeth, Greater London SW9 0QH

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW9 0QH

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

TQ 3177 (East Side)

8/1081 The Belgrave Hospital
for Children
The grade shall be upgraded to grade II*


1. (east side)
The Belgrave Hospital
TQ 3177 8/1081 for Children


1903 by Charles Holden. Red brick in a castle style with Scottish touches:
romantic but austere. Four storeys and basement. North front to Prima Road
has a wide gabled central bay with a 3-storey canted projection having rebated
angles and large stone mullioned and double transomed windows, echoing the C17.
From these run balconies on many-corbelled brick brackets giving access to narrow,
recessed staircase bays. The outer bays are slightly projecting square corner
At left, one and 2-storey wings end in a more hospitable doorway with a stone
hood on big brackets.
The main west front deploys the same elements on a grander scale. The gable
is partly stepped and the "turrets" battlemented. Tall, projecting 2-storey
frontispiece has name of hospital in large period lettering. Round arched stone
entrance under a shallow corbel table has gold mosaic dressings to inner and
outer arches. Wrought iron area railings have hollow square piers with ball

Listing NGR: TQ3112277443

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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