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HER Number:MDV45521
Name:Dartmouth and Kingswear Hospital


Dartmouth and Kingswear Hospital, built in 1892 and extended in 1926.


Grid Reference:SX 878 512
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/278

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOSPITAL (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'Cottage Hospital' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1968, Plan SX8651 & Plan SX8751 (Cartographic). SDV341314.

'Dartmouth and Kingswear Hospital (General)' shown.

Keane, W. G., 1991, Dartmouth Cottage Hospital (Pamphlet). SDV341313.

Dartmouth Cottage Hospital. In 1892, freehold land became available on newly built South Embankment for purpose built hospital. Existing institution at Bayards Cove closed on mid-summer day 1894. Six weeks later, new building officially opened. Consisted of 2 main wards, each with 6 beds, an operating theatre and 3 bedrooms for matron, nurses and servants. In 1926 an extension was built and during World War II the adjoining Mansion House property was taken over as an annexe. Now used for post-operative care, geriatric care, assessment and rehabilitation.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV341313Pamphlet: Keane, W. G.. 1991. Dartmouth Cottage Hospital. Dartmouth History Research Group Papers. A5 Paperback + Digital.
SDV341314Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1968. Plan SX8651 & Plan SX8751. Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV23638Related to: Morocco House, 5 Bayards Cove, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 22 2013 2:58PM