The Royal Bucks Hospital, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

The Royal Bucks Hospital, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Photograph taken 15 August 1999 © Dr Barry Senior ARPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 41977

This hospital was originally called the Buckinghamshire General Infirmary. It was built around c1860-62 and was designed by David Brandon. It was one of the first pavilion plan hospitals in England and the first civil pavilion planned hospital to be finished and in use. Florence Nightingale was personally involved in the design which. She published the plan in the third edition of her 'Notes on Hospital Design'(1863)as a good example of design.

Location

Buckinghamshire Aylesbury

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

hospital health medicine design