2008

TQ2983 : St Pancras Hospital

taken 16 years ago, near to Camden Town, Camden, England

This is 1 of 2 images, with title St Pancras Hospital in this square
St Pancras Hospital
St Pancras Hospital
This was once St Pancras workhouse, built in the 1880's, see LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
It is now a rehabilitation hospital but many of the old buildings have been retained in use.
In 1961 the poet Sylvia Plath had an appendectomy here in a ward overlooking Old St Pancras cemetery and she subsequently wrote her poem 'Tulips' from notes she made at the time.

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Category: Hospital
This photo is linked from: Galleries: · workhouses Automatic Clusters: · St Pancras [529] · Graveyard [50] Title Clusters: · St Pancras Hospital [2] ·
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TQ2983, 1237 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Natasha Ceridwen de Chroustchoff   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 January, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 297 836 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.1953N 0:7.8719W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 296 836
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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