Tone Vale Hospital, Taunton
Part of:
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Douglas Smith and Ruddle Chartered Quantity Surveyors (quantity surveyors)
  • J. Starkie Gardner Ltd (manufacturing company)
  • Plastic Coatings Limited (manufacturing company)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Tone Vale Hospital, Taunton



Level of archival description:
File 47
Extent and medium:
  • 64 reprographic copies
    47 drawings
    4 photographs
    0.05 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:
File documents an executed renovation project for the Tone Vale Hospital in Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. The clients are the South Western Regional Hospital Board and the Tone Vale Group Hospital Management Committee. The renovation includes modifications to the entrance, lobby, and several corridors of the Hospital. Existing conditions drawings, survey drawings, and field notes include a ground plan of the hospital and dimensioned drawings of hospital office furniture and cabinets. Design development and working drawings show alterations to the corridors, the main entrance hall, and porch. Other drawings include: axonometric drawings for the main entrance hall and corridors; perspectives of corridors and proposed alterations, main entrance hall and porch; and interior elevations of new display and notice boards. Detail drawings include an elevation of recessed display areas for the corridor walls, a new freestanding information booth, and lighting reflectors for the corridors. Also included are three sets of annotated reprographic copies which may have been used by consulting engineers for preliminary review and reference purposes (DR1995:0210:061-063); annotated reprographic copies of original design development and working drawings; and a mock-up of details for publication, with dimensions for reduction purposes (DR1995:0210:088). Material in this file was produced between 1962 and 1967.
A 1963 invoice by Cedric Price is on Lyster & Grillet letterhead.

File contains measured drawings, design development drawings, working drawings, photographic materials, and textual records.
Reference number:


Materials in this series were kept in the original order in which they were received.

Taunton Somerset England United Kingdom

Language of material:
  • Documents are in English.
Related units of description:
  • For additional materials related to this project, see file DR1995:0216:400 in this fonds. The project series AP144.S2.D55 Merrifield may be for the same client as this project.

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