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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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Coordinates

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

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: Southwark, London, SE5

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Brunswick Park

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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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3376 ST GILES' ROAD
636-1/11/721 (East side)
15/04/93 St Giles' Hospital, Administrative
Block with attached Ward Block

GV II

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
brackets.
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

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

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