2 Walmgate

Dorothy Wilson's Hospital, early 19th century.

Established in 1717 for 10 poor women and a school (closed in 1895) for 20 poor boys. The rebuilding of Foss Bridge in 1812 necessitated the rebuilding of the hospital.

Photo: taken 2 June 2007
Photo Copyright Dave Woodcock 2008.

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