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Foundling Hospital, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire: the entrance gate

RIBA Ref No RIBA8332
Architect/DesignerJohn M. Sheppard & Partners
Artist/PhotographerDell & Wainwright
CountryUK: England
CityBerkhamsted
Subject Date1935
Image Date1935
ViewExterior
StyleNeo-Georgian
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceDWN5026
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectSchools ; Brickwork ; Gateways ; Orphanages ; Entrances
NOTES: This children's home and school was purpose-built for the original Foundling Hospital, founded by Thomas Coram in 1741, which had relocated from its London Bloomsbury site in the 1920s to a healthier location in the countryside at Redhill, Surrey.
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