Building To South Of Devonport House (Now Part Of Nurses' Home) / The Hospital Boys' School

8 Jan 2007
Building To South Of Devonport House (Now Part Of Nurses' Home), Romney Road Se10, Greenwich, Greater London
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The Hospital Boys' School, Romney Road Se10, Greenwich, Greater London
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


4412 ROMNEY ROAD SE10 (South Side)

Building to South of Devonport House (now part of Nurses' Home) TQ 3877 26/378



Formerly the Hospital Boys' School.

1783 by William Newton. Remains of symmetrical composition which once had 9-bay front and 3-bay projecting end wings. Now north wing and north bay of main block have been removed and building abuts on new Nurses' Home building. 3 storeys and attic. Slightly projecting 3-bay former centrepiece has raised stone attic with 3 wide 3-light windows defined by flat pilasters. Elsewhere low pitched slated roof has 3 flat dormers; and end wing has pedimented front. Stone modillion cornice and blocking course. On 2nd floor low casement windows with glazing bars under near-flat, gauged brick arches. On 1st floor long casement windows under round gauged brick arches with stone impost band. In end wing centre window only round arched. Low, flat-arched flanking windows and round recess above band. Sunk brick panels below windows. Stone 1st floor string. Gauged, near-flat brick arches to ground floor sash windows with glazing bars in arcaded front with stone springing band. 2 plain doors at left.

Listing NGR: TQ3848977619


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1506 IOE Records taken by Frances Ottaway; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Ms Frances Ottaway. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Ottaway, Frances

Rights Holder: Ottaway, Frances


Brick, Slate, Stone, Georgian Building, Unassigned, School, Education, Nurses Hostel, Domestic, Residential Building