Hebburn Fever Hospital


"Constructed by 1897 as a temporary hut with accomodation for 4 patients. In 1899 a new permanent building was built. A TB sanatorium building was added in 1901. Hebburn Fever Hospital expanded by 1916 and a dedicated smallpox hospital had been added to the south. The 1941 OS map shows that the smallpox hospital had been demolished and a mortuary within the fever hospital grounds. From April 1950 the hospital ceased to treat all infectious diseases and functioned solely as a TB sanatorium for women. In March 1956 the Hebburn Hospital closed. It reopened in October 1956 for the care of the long-term sick. It has later been an elderly care unit. The hospital closed in December 1996. The building is now known as Alexandra Lodge and is a Public Health Development Centre." (Source: SiteLines - Historic Environment Record

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Tyne and Wear HER(11844): Hebburn, Hebburn Fever Hospital and Smallpox Hospital
- SiteLines - Historic Environment Record

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1897
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1897
- < 1896 | 1897 | 1898 > In Northern England: 1897: Opening of Darlington Technical College (now Darlington College)
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Tuberculosis
- Tuberculosis (TB) is a serious infectious disease which attacks the lungs and other parts of the body. It is caused by certain strains of bacteria, especially mycobacterium tuberculosis, and is ...
Hebburn
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Hebburn
- Overview About Hebburn Map Street View Hebburn is a town in South Tyneside, which is located on the south bank of the River Tyne, to the west of Jarrow. There ...

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