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Main North Block, East Block, West Block, St Bartholomew's Hospital

A Grade I Listed Building in City of London, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5177 / 51°31'3"N

Longitude: -0.1005 / 0°6'1"W

OS Eastings: 531892

OS Northings: 181574

OS Grid: TQ318815

Mapcode National: GBR PB.L3

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.63QV

Entry Name: Main North Block, East Block, West Block, St Bartholomew's Hospital

Listing Date: 4 January 1950

Last Amended: 10 November 1977

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199821

Location: City of London, London, EC1A

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Farringdon Without

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: Great St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/06/2017


TQ 3181 NE 2/22,
TQ 3181 NE 2/22A,
TQ 3181 NE 2/22B

WEST SMITHFIELD EC1
St Bartholomew's Hospital,
Main north block (Formerly listed as Great Hall etc), East block, West block.

04.01.50.

I

1750 to 59 by James Gibbs. Formal composition round three 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.


Listing NGR: TQ3189781580

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