Designs for St George's Hospital, Hyde Park Corner, London: elevation of entablature and capital with profiles of the cornice

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RIBApix ref no RIBA95034
Architect/DesignerWilkins, William (1778-1839)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1844
Image Date1821
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSB57/2(10)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The hospital had established itself in Lanesborough House in 1733 but by the 1800s was in disrepair and required more space so the building was demolished and a new hospital arose to William Wilkins's design, begun in 1827 and completed by 1844.

Subject tags

capitals, hospitals, cornices