2009

TQ3267 : Queen's Hospital, Queen's Road

taken 14 years ago, near to Croydon, England

Queen's Hospital, Queen's Road
Queen's Hospital, Queen's Road
This was originally the Croydon Union Workhouse, designed in 1865-66 by John Berney. It was heavily damaged in the Second World War leaving just this Italianate tower (with a pyramid roof underneath the scaffolding) and a small section of the facade below. Grade II listed.
The area around it is being developed for housing and happily it looks as if the tower is being renovated. Or perhaps converted into a very tall and narrow bijou apartment.
Three months later it looked like this: TQ3267 : Croydon Workhouse - conversion

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TQ3267, 154 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Stephen Richards   (more nearby)
Date Taken
September 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 December, 2009
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 320 673 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.3905N 0:6.2389W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 320 673
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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