All Contributions from Amy Smith, Survey of London

I am an architectural historian working on the Survey of London. My research in Whitechapel is focused on the Royal London Hospital and the eastern side of its estate; the area bounded by Whitechapel Road, New Road, Commercial Road and Cavell Street.

Historic England list description for 24-32 New Road

32 New Road | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 24-32 New Road (listed at Grade II): 5 terraced houses. Early C19; numbers 24 and...

Historic England list description for 43-69 Philpot Street

69 Philpot Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 43-69 Philpot Street (listed at Grade II): PHILPOT STREET E1 1. 4431 (West Side) ...

Historic England list description for 46-48 Ashfield Street

46 Ashfield Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 46-48 Ashfield Street (listed at Grade II): 46-48 Ashfield Street. Pair of terrac...

Historic England list description for 39-39 Walden Street

33 Walden Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 39-49 Walden Street (listed at Grade II): 1. WALDEN STREET E1 4431 (North Side) N...

Historic England list description for 40-42 Newark Street

40 Newark Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 40-42 Newark Street (listed at Grade II): 1. NEWARK STREET E1 4431 (South Side) N...

Queen Victoria's visit to Whitechapel to open The Grocers' Company's Wing, 1876

Former Royal London Hospital | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from 'The Queen's Visit to Whitechapel', Reynolds's Newspaper, Sunday 12 March 1876: On Tuesday the Queen vis...

Historic England list description for 28 Newark Street

28 Newark Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 28 Newark Street (listed at Grade II): NEWARK STREET E1 1. 4431 (South Side) No 2...

Historic England list description for 30-32 Newark Street

30 Newark Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 30-32 Newark Street (listed at Grade II): NEWARK STREET E1 1. 4431 (South Side) N...

Historic England list description for 30-32 Newark Street

32 Newark Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 30-32 Newark Street (listed at Grade II): NEWARK STREET E1 1. 4431 (South Side) N...

Historic England list description for 34 Newark Street

34 Newark Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 34 Newark Street (listed at Grade II): NEWARK STREET E1 1. 4431 (South Side) No 3...

Recollections of a student nurse at the Princess Alexandra School of Nursing in 1967

School of Nursing and Midwifery | Amy Smith, Survey of London

The recollections of Anabel Gardiner, a student nurse, on the Princess Alexandra School of Nursing, which was opened by Princess Alexa...

Historic England list description for 36 Newark Street

Elan Court, 36 Newark Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 36 Newark Street (listed at Grade II): 1. NEWARK STREET E1 4431 (South Side) No 3...

Historic England list description for 38 Newark Street

John Garnett House, 38 Newark Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 38 Newark Street (listed at Grade II): 1. NEWARK STREET E1 4431 (South Side) No 3...

Recollections of a student at the London Hospital School of Physiotherapy, 1957–60

Outpatients Annexe | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from an anonymous note dated 1957–60 [^1]     Do you remember? Long starched overalls, high to the n...

Historic England list description for St Augustine with St Philip's Church

St Philip's Church Library and the Royal London Museum | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for St Augustine with St Philip's Church (listed at Grade II*): STEPNEY WAY E1 4431 (...

'The London Hospital: Laying the Foundation Stone of a New Wing', The Essex Standard, 8 July 1864

The Royal London Dental Hospital | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from The Essex Standard, 8 July 1864: The London Hospital 'has found its increased accommodation more than ou...

'Crofts', 28 Newark Street

28 Newark Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from a letter from a former resident to the Central Nursing Office at the London Hospital, 11 October 1987:[^1] </stro...

Historic England list description for The London Hospital

Former Royal London Hospital | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for The London Hospital (listed at Grade II): WHITECHAPEL ROAD E1 1. 4431 (South Side...

'Laying the Foundation Stone of the New Wing of the London Hospital', Medical News, 9 July 1864

The Royal London Dental Hospital | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Medical News, 9 July 1864:  The ceremony of laying the first stone of the new west wing of this Hospital...

Historic England list description for 2-16 Walden Street

2 Walden Street | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Excerpt from Historic England list entry for 2-16 Walden Street (listed at Grade II): Terrace of 8 houses. Early C19. Yellow s...


Painting in the basement of the Garrod Building

Garrod Building | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Painting on canvas in the basement of the Garrod Building, on the approach to the tunnel to the Outpatients Department. Unknown artist, ...

Painting in the basement of the Garrod Building

Garrod Building | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Painting on canvas in the basement of the Garrod Building, on the approach to the tunnel to the Outpatients Department. Unknown artist, ...

Painting in the basement of the Garrod Building

Garrod Building | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Painting on canvas in the basement of the Garrod Building, on the approach to the tunnel to the Outpatients Department. Unknown artist, ...

Postcard showing the London Hospital

The Royal London Dental Hospital | Amy Smith, Survey of London

View of the London Hospital, showing the old Alexandra Wing, and beyond the front block of the hospital after Rowland Plumbe's extensions...

Painting in the basement of the Garrod Building

Garrod Building | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Painting on canvas in the basement of the Garrod Building, on the approach to the tunnel to the Outpatients Department. Unknown artist, ...

Painting in the basement of the Garrod Building

Garrod Building | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Painting on canvas in the basement of the Garrod Building, on the approach to the tunnel to the Outpatients Department. Unknown artist, ...

Plaque on west elevation of the Garrod Building

Garrod Building | Amy Smith, Survey of London

On the west elevation of the Garrod Building, a stone plaque commemorates the history of the London Hospital Medical College. Its inscrip...

'London Hospital - England's largest voluntary hospital', 1936

Former Royal London Hospital | Amy Smith, Survey of London

Postcard showing the London Hospital and the sprawl of hospital buildings from the north-west. At the left side of the image is the main ...


Nurses at the London Hospital, c.1964

Former Royal London Hospital | Amy Smith, Survey of London

This silent video, which is thought to date from 1964, shows nurses treating patients in the London Hospital. Towards the end of the vide...