TQ3276 : The Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill

taken 10 years ago, near to Camberwell, Southwark, Great Britain

The Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill
The Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill
Another photo similar to TQ3276 : The Maudsley Hospital. The hospital, first envisaged by psychiatrist Henry Maudsley in 1908 as a modern hospital for mental disease, was built in 1913-15 but was requisitioned by the War Office to deal with soldiers suffering from shell shock LinkExternal link . It opened to fulfil its original purpose in 1923. "The red-brick Portland stone design resembled a district general hospital or town hall rather than a prison or asylum". An architectural description is at LinkExternal link . "The hospital was the first and most influential example of its type and thus has great historical interest."
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 March, 2011   (more nearby)
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Friday, 6 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Suburb, Urban fringe  Health and social services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3265 7613 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.1159N 0:5.4989W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3266 7609
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