Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital and Gatehouse

Charles St., Towson, Maryland

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Description 

A leading private institution for the treatment of the mentally ill. The hospital buildings, dramatic Norman Revival structures, mark an important stage in psychiatric planning because they provide for separation of patients according to the nature of their illnesses. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, November 11, 1971

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 11, 1971
Reference number
71000369
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Late Gothic Revival; Other architectural type; Norman Revival
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Secondary structure; Hospital
Current functions
Hospital; Secondary structure
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1860; 1862; 1891
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3