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St Giles Hospital, Administrative Block with Attached Ward Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4754 / 51°28'31"N

Longitude: -0.0846 / 0°5'4"W

OS Eastings: 533122

OS Northings: 176895

OS Grid: TQ331768

Mapcode National: GBR TT.49

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.H55T

Plus Code: 9C3XFWG8+45

Entry Name: St Giles Hospital, Administrative Block with Attached Ward Block

Listing Date: 15 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471277

Location: St. Giles, Southwark, London, SE5

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Brunswick Park

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Camberwell St Giles with St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/11/721 (East side)
15/04/93 St Giles' Hospital, Administrative
Block with attached Ward Block


Hospital administration block with attached ward block. 1904.
By ET Hall. Brick in Flemish bond with stone dressings. Hipped
roofs of slate.
EXTERIOR: administrative block to the left is a symmetrical
composition; central part of 3 storeys 8 windows with central
tapering wooden clock faces with metal cupola and finial
above. End 3 bays separated by full-height Ionic columns.
Central 2 bays are recessed. Mullioned and transomed
casements, 3-light to centre. Elaborate end chimneystacks with
alternate horizontal strips of brick and tone. Central
doorcase has curved stone hood supported on massive stone
At each end are 2-storey projecting wings with 5-light
mullioned and transomed window to 1st floor and 6-light curved
bay to ground floor. Behind are 3-storey towers with deep
stone parapets.
Attached by a 1-storey link with 3 segmental-headed arches
with decorative metal grilles is the ward block an
asymmetrical building, also of red brick with stone dressings
and slate roof. 3 storeys and attics, irregular fenestration,
mainly sashes but mullioned windows to bays.
To the extreme right-hand side is a projecting 3-storey canted
bay with half-dome and doorcase with flat stone cornice and
ramped up panel behind. To the left are 5 windows and
cast-iron balcony railings. Nearly central 3-storey tower with
4 small octagonal stone turrets, pyramidal roof having
elaborate weathervane, sashes and round-headed doorcase.
To the left of the tower is a futher wing with 3 windows
terminated by a 4-storey wing with full-height bay to
right-hand side and 3 further windows.
INTERIOR: the staircase block has staircases with iron stick
balusters and iron finials to wooden handrails.

Listing NGR: TQ3312276895

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