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FLAT HOLM ISOLATION HOSPITAL, FLAT HOLM ISLAND

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NPRN 31783

Map Reference ST26SW

Grid Reference ST2199064890

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Butetown

Type of Site INFECTIOUS DISEASES HOSPITAL

Broad Class Health and Welfare

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Historically important as an unaltererd example of a Victorian isolation hospital (built 1896), uniquely sited on a British Offshore Island. Single storey symmetrical block with gabled cross-wing to centre and end porches. Cement render on red brick, slate roofs with plain bargeboards, tiled crestings and three rear stacks (2 at eaves); ridge ventilators removed. Simple 4-window flanks to entrance gable with narrow lights and half-timbered porch; 2-light timber frames with top ventilators largely decayed. There is a laundry building nearby (nprn 31784).
(Source: Cadw Listings database)
S. Garfi, RCAHMW, 9/11/2006.

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