RNH PLYMOUTH
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The Royal Naval Hospital at East Stonehouse, Plymouth opened for patients in 1762 and after 233 years serving sick and wounded service personal and also civilians closed in 1995, when the surgeons and nurses transferred to Derriford Hospital. These photographs were taken over the months leading up to closure
     
RNH 01
RNH 02
RNH 03
The flagstaff at the entrance of the RNH adorned with the traditional Christmas cross, taken during the final period this scene was seen in Sonehouse: December 1994
RNH 04
RNH 05
RNH 06
RNH 07
RNH 08
RNH 09
Admiral's House
Medical Mess (background) with the former Clock Tower Bell removed during World War II
 
RNH 10
RNH 11
RNH 12
RNH 13
RNH 14
RNH 15
Octagonal posting box made circa 1853
The former landing jetty for Stonehouse Creek, last used shortly after World War I
RNH 16
RNH 17
RNH 18
Landing jetty
Landing jetty
RNH 19
RNH 20
RNH 21
The mulberry tree reputed to be over 200 years old
'A' Block
'A' Block
RNH 22
RNH 23
RNH 24
'A' Block
'C' & 'D' Blocks
Trafalgar, 'F & 'G' Blocks
RNH 25
RNH 26
RNH 27
The Sundial which has the inscription 'Royal Hospital Plymouth J. Gilbert London Lat 50 26'
Trafalgar Block
The plaque unveiled on 29 June 1962 Lord Carrington, the First Lord of the Admiralty, to commemorate the Hospital's bi-centenary
RNH 28
RNH 29
RNH 30
'D', Trafalgar & 'F' Blocks
Trafalgar Block
Trafalgar & 'F' Blocks
RNH 31
RNH 32
RNH 33
'C', Trafalgar & 'J' Blocks
'C', Trafalgar & 'J' Blocks
'I' & 'J' blocks were severely damaged in World War II
RNH 34
RNH 35
RNH 36
View from clock tower of Trafalgar Block: 'J' & 'A' Blocks
View from clock tower of Trafalgar Block: 'A' & 'B' Blocks
View from clock tower of Trafalgar Block: 'I' & 'J' Blocks
RNH 37
RNH 38
RNH 39
Octagonal Water Tower
View from water tower: North Road West, Saint Dunstan's Abbey School for Girls & 'No Place field, the old burial ground of the RNH
View from water tower: Zymotic Hospital (left) and Eldad Hill (right)
RNH 40
RNH 41
RNH 42
View from clock tower of Trafalgar Block: Chapel of the Good Shepherd & Church of Saint Peter the Apostle
View from water tower: Sick Offices block (left) & Chapel of the Good Shepherd (right)
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
RNH 43
RNH 44
RNH 45
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
RNH 46
RNH 47
RNH 48
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
RNH 49
RNH 50
RNH 51
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
RNH 52
RNH 53
RNH 54
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
RNH 55
RNH 56
RNH 57
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
The Chapel of Rest
Sick Offices block
RNH 58
RNH 59
RNH 60
Closure day: 31 March 1995
Closure day: 31 March 1995
Closure day: 31 March 1995
RNH 61
RNH 62
RNH 63
Closure day: 31 March 1995
Closure day: 31 March 1995
Closure day: 31 March 1995
RNH 64
RNH 65
RNH 66
RNH 67
RNH 68
RNH 69
RNH 70
RNH 71
RNH 72
RNH 73
RNH 74
RNH 75
RNH 76
RNH 77
RNH 78
RNH 79
RNH 80
RNH 81
RNH 82
RNH 83
RNH 84
RNH 85
RNH 86
RNH 87
RNH 88
RNH 89
RNH 90
'I', 'H' & 'G' Blocks
'I', 'H' & 'G' Blocks
'I', 'H' & 'G' Blocks
   
RNH 91
   
 
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