Plaque

Moorfields Eye Hospital - opened

Moorfields Eye Hospital
Moorfields Eye Hospital - opened
Inscription

This building was opened by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of York on 27th June 1899.

The Duke and Duchess of York went on to become King George V and Queen Mary.

Site: Moorfields Eye Hospital (2 memorials)

N1, City Road

These two inscriptions are either side of the entrance steps. The patient entrance is now around the corner and this grand entrance seems little used.  Ornamental Passions have featured a, frankly, more interesting architectural feature, on the 1933 extension, just to the north.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Moorfields Eye Hospital - opened

Subjects commemorated i

Moorfield Hospital

Moorfields provides some history. 2019: Moorfields may be moving to King's C...

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King George V

Reigned: 1910 - 1936.  Born third in line to the throne, after his father (wh...

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Queen Mary (consort)

Wife of George V, grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Born Princess Victoria M...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Moorfields Eye Hospital - opened

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Moorfields Eye Hospital - foundation stone

Moorfields Eye Hospital - foundation stone

This stone was laid by H.R.H. the Prince of Wales on behalf of H.M. the Queen...

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