Belgrave Hospital for Children

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Coordinates: 51°28′50.71″N 0°06′47.33″W / 51.4807528°N 0.1131472°W / 51.4807528; -0.1131472

Belgrave Hospital for Children
Belgrave Hosptial for Children, front view II.JPG
The Belgrave Hospital for Children Kennington, London
General information
Architectural style Arts & Crafts
Address 1 Clapham Road
Town or city Kennington London
Country UK
Coordinates 51°28′51″N 0°06′47″W / 51.480753°N 0.113147°W / 51.480753; -0.113147
Current tenants Private flats
Construction started 1899
Completed 1926
Renovated 1990s
Client Belgrave Hospital for Children
Design and construction
Architect Charles Holden

The Belgrave Hospital for Children in Kennington, London, UK was a voluntary hospital originally founded in Pimlico, London in 1866.[1] A new hospital building was constructed between 1899 and 1926 at 1 Clapham Road from a design by Charles Holden.[2] It was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1981 and is currently residential flats.[3]

The Belgrave Hospital for Children, front detail

People associated with the hospital[edit]

Notable doctors[edit]

Dan Leno[edit]

On 20 October 1904, the music hall star Dan Leno donated £625 to the hospital after his last show. He died 11 days later.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "King's College Archive Catalogue". Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Removal of the Belgrave Hospital for Children to South London". Br Med J 2 (1959): 201–202. 1898. doi:10.1136/bmj.2.1959.201-b. PMID 20757962.  Free full text
  3. ^ "English Heritage Listed Building Entry". Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Anthony, Barry (2010). The King's Jester. London: I. B. Taurus & Co. p. 197. ISBN 978-1-84885-430-7.