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RNH - mosaic Royal Northern Hospital memorial wall

Memorial: RNH - mosaic

Erection date: 2002

Inscription

{In one corner:}
With the help of the children of Grafton School and Emma Biggs of Mosaic Workshop 2002.

The new RNH Casualty Department, funded by the Islington War Memorial Fund, was opened in 1923 and closed in 1992 along with the rest of the hospital. This charming mosaic depicts scenes form the Casualty Department. This page shows more of the mosaic with some of the original children's drawings.

Site: Royal Northern Hospital memorial wall (7 memorials)

N7, Manor Gardens, Royal Northern Gardens

In 1997, as a condition of developing the RNH site, Bellway Homes (the developer) was required to create one acre of public open space - this garden which was opened in 2002. Bellway's buildings surround the park on 3 sides.

An information board near the gates to this park tells us that this wall incorporates some of the original decorative masonry, etc. from the Royal Northern Hospital. This includes four decorative rain water hoppers: two dated 1924 and two dated 1930.

Reading left to right, the sequence of these memorials on the wall is:
War memorial, St David's Wing, Casualty, Princess Louise and Hill, NJ. The mosaic is on the terrace in front of the wall.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
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Information Subjects commemorated

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Royal Northern Hospital

Founded in 1856 by Dr. Sherard Freeman Statham (dismissed from University Col...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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Information Created by

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Emma Biggs

Founder of Mosaic Workshop.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Information Also at this site

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RNH - Casualty Department

See the mosaic for more information about the Casualty Department.

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RNH - NJ

This small plaque is rather hidden behind plants. We don't understand the mo...

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RNH - Philip Hill

This stone was laid by Philip E. Hill Esq, chairman of Beechams Pills Ltd on ...

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RNH - Princess Louise

RNH Opened by HRH Princess Louise Duchess of Argyle GBE on the 30th October ...

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RNH - St David’s Wing

RNH St David’s Wing for Private Patients This building was provided through ...

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