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Cherry Tree Hospital, Stockport, April 2013

Presently known as Cherry Tree Hospital, dating back to its foundation year of 1880, the site was also titled Stockport Infection Diseases Hospital up until 1948, a reference to Whitehill Sanatorium is also noted. The cost of the build was […]

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Cookridge | Ida Hospital, Leeds, April 2013

In 1886 John North gifted £6,000 to open a convalescent home in memory of his daughter Ida. Chorley and Connon were the Architects, opened 10th May 1888. Robert Arthington financed a second hospital on adjacent site which opened May 1905, […]

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Rauceby Hospital (Kesteven Mental Hospital), Lincolnshire, March 2013

The hospital was designed by GT Hine, construction began in 1897 and was completed in 1902. Operated by the Kesteven County Council the facility was renamed to Kesteven Mental Hospital in 1924 and to Rauceby Mental Hospital in 1933. In […]

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St Luke’s Hosptial, Huddersfield, February 2013

The hospital started its shutdown in 2007 and finally fully closed to public on 22nd December 2010. It provided Neurological rehabilitation, associated Occupational Therapy, post Cardiac disease rehabiliatation, a renal unit and a number of residential wards. Based around the […]

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Clifton Fever Hospital, West Yorkshire, December 2012

Opening on the 20th June 1892 as an Isolation Hospital built to accommodate those who fell ill during the smallpox outbreak of 1892. This building was used for medical purposes throughout both wars and later used as some form of […]

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Bryn Seiont Hospital, Caernarfon, July 2011

Bryn Seiont Hospital was formed in 1914 as a sanatorium. It was managed by the Caernarfon and Anglesey Hospital Management Committee since the 1948 NHS Act and treated patients with tuberculosis, which was a scourge of quarrymen in the Caernarfon […]

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Minffordd Hospital, Bangor, Wales, June 2011

There were a total of 42 fatalities during the Bangor typhoid epidemic of 1882. The source was eventually found to be bacteria transferred in water and milk from a local farm in nearby Bethesda, situated above Bangor’s water supply, but […]

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Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln, January 2011

Lincoln County Hospital is located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire. It is the district general hospital and has a major accident emergency service. The hospital is over 200 years old but has been subject to development over the years with a major […]

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Pool Parc Hospital, Denbighshire, December 2010

Pool Parc House in Ruthin, Wales, was once owned by Sir Walter Bagot, a prominent Staffordshire barrister, and was rebuilt in its current incarnation between 1826-1829 as a residence for the second Lord Bagot. After eventually being sold to the […]

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