epw015917 ENGLAND (1926).  The City of Leeds Teacher Training College, Headingley, 1926


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    Title [EPW015917] The City of Leeds Teacher Training College, Headingley, 1926
    Reference EPW015917
    Date June 1926
    Place name HEADINGLEY
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    District
    Region
    Country ENGLAND
    Easting / Northing 426912,  436800
    Longitude / Latitude -1.5910974840446,  53.826558363414
    National Grid Reference SE269368
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     Teacher training college used as a military hospital from 1914. Around the time this photo had been taken a new hospital was opened in Chapel Allerton by Ministry of Pensions. According to the leodis.org site this private estate was sold to Leeds Corporation in 1908, the college opened 1913 then used as a hospital during WW1. By 1926 it would have reverted to its original use. Generally referred to as Beckett's Park Hospital at the time, officially called 2nd Northern General Hospital.

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    spugs
    Thursday 28th of August 2014 03:26:06 PM
    Read Stories from the War Hospital here:

    http://www.firstworldwarhospital.co.uk/hospital-history/4586031978

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    Lynda Tubbs
    Wednesday 10th of September 2014 10:07:02 AM

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    This was a temporary military hospital in the First World War. Read 'Stories from the War Hospital'here:

    http://www.firstworldwarhospital.co.uk/hospital-history/4586031978

    Lynda Tubbs
    Wednesday 10th of September 2014 10:13:24 AM

    spugs
    Sunday 17th of August 2014 02:24:15 PM