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Clarence Memorial Wing of St Mary's Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, London

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Latitude: 51.517 / 51°31'1"N

Longitude: -0.1736 / 0°10'24"W

OS Eastings: 526823

OS Northings: 181363

OS Grid: TQ268813

Mapcode National: GBR 5B.6D

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.Y42F

Plus Code: 9C3XGR8G+QH

Entry Name: Clarence Memorial Wing of St Mary's Hospital

Listing Date: 10 April 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424766

ID on this website: 101265525

Location: Paddington, Westminster, London, W2

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Evan Hyde Park Crescent

Church of England Diocese: London

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52/3 (north side)
Clarence Memorial Wing
10.4.75 of St Mary's Hospital.
Hospital. 1890s, opened 1904. By Sir William Emerson. Ashlar basement,
semi-basement and ground floor, red brick above with ashlar dressings and ashlar
loggias, slate roofs. Eclectic Renaissance style. 4 storeys, basement,
semi-basement and attic. Central block of 5 bays breakforward with a further
breakforward of 3 bays with attached Ionic pilasters and columns to 2nd and 3rd
floors. 6-bay wings flanked by a further 4 bays which project and are surmounted
by a gable. To right a further projecting, full-height canted bay creates the
impression of an angle turret. Quoins. Steps to central segmental-pedimented
entrance. Shallow 3-window bows to 6-bay wings. Mainly sash windows with
glazing bars to upper sashes. Balustraded balcony to 1st floor and 2-tier loggia
to 1st and 2nd floors. Modillion cornice. Later dormers to double mansard
roof. Octagonal turrets flank centre. Pedimented gables to centre and outer
bays. Plaque commemorating the discovery of penicillin in this wing by Alexander
Fleming (1881-1955).

Listing NGR: TQ2682381363

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