Lodge, Coton Hill Hospital, Stafford

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Description:View of North Lodge of Coton Hill Hospital, Stafford, standing on Knight Avenue. Apart from the chapel and the lodges the hospital was demolished to make way for the new Stafford District Hospital.

Coton Hill Asylum was built in the 1850s and opened in 1854. It was originally built as an extension to the County Asylum in order to house private patients. It was to be known as The institution for the Insane of Staffordshire and the Adjacent Counties.

The hospital was built in a Tudor style on Weston Road, and features included its own chapel, cinema and dance hall, sports facilities, gardens, orchards for growing fruit and vegetables and farm.

The building remained until 1976 when, apart from the chapel and the lodges, it was demolished and the new District General Hospital was built on the site.

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Creators: Photographer, Dennis Edensor - Creator

Donor ref:P2014.001.0012 (37/27108)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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