Some Water Tower history

This article on the Shooters Hill website paints a fascinating picture of the Brook Hospital (for which the Water Tower was built).Restored Fever Bell from the former Brook Hospital at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Woolwich

You will be relieved to hear that outbreaks of typhoid are no longer an issue for those staying at the Tower and the Fever Bell (pictured right in its current location at Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital across the road) is purely ornamental.

This entry was posted in blog, history and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.