eaw005368 ENGLAND (1947). The Stoke Park Colony (Stoke Park Hospital) including the Dower House, Stoke Gifford, from the south, 1947

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Title [EAW005368] The Stoke Park Colony (Stoke Park Hospital) including the Dower House, Stoke Gifford, from the south, 1947
Reference EAW005368
Date 13-May-1947
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Place name STOKE GIFFORD
Parish STOKE GIFFORD
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 362233, 177231
Longitude / Latitude -2.5440553114904, 51.492276973734
National Grid Reference ST622772

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The Dower House

Dan Gregory
Wednesday 4th of June 2014 04:44:55 PM

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Stoke Park Colony - Mental handicap hospital built around the Dower House, an Elizabethan mansion with c18th and c19th additions. Established 1908 as part of the 'National Institutions for Persons Requiring Care and Control' by H.N. and K. Burden. Closed 1985-8 and developed for housing with the Dower House was converted to apartments in 1997.



Further reading: http://www.adriankweb.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/History/Stoke_Park_Colony_CD2.htm



http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1000129



https://www.flickr.com/photos/brizzlebornandbred/4281678202/

Dan Gregory
Wednesday 4th of June 2014 04:45:25 PM