Ravenscourt Park Hospital (also known as Royal Masonic Hospital, The Stamford Hospital)9221

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

The original hospital buildings and gardens were laid out with fine Art Deco detailing, the landscaping in front of the main entrance integral with the design of the boundary wall and entrance. To the south and overlooked on 3 sides, the garden was laid out with lawns, planted with numerous shrubs, conifers and flower beds, with a central elongated rectangular water feature with fountains and lilies.

History

Ravenscourt Park Hospital was designed by architects Sir John Burnet, Tait and Lorne as the Royal Masonic Hospital, a new hospital for the Freemasons. It later became a private hospital, was leased to the NHS in 2002 but has been closed since 2006.

Access & Directions

Directions

Tube: Stamford Brook/Ravenscourt Park (District); Bus: 27, 190, 267, 391
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust