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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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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

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



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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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