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Wood Lane, Jaw Bones and St. George's Hospital


Subject ID:
200841_166500
Location:
Rothwell
Subject Year:
Copyright:
The Francis Frith Collection
Class number:
FRITH/Box2/R85/RWL 10
Wood Lane, Jaw Bones and St. George
Description:
Undated. View of Wood Lane showing the Jaw Bones in the foreground and St. Georges Hospital in the background. The Jaw Bones have been a notable landmark in Rothwell, though not always the same pair or in the same place, since being originally brought over from America in the 19th century by the Fenton family. St. George's Hospital was opened in 1904 as Hunslet Union Workhouse, and became St. George's around 1910. In later years it was a geriatric hospital but has recently been demolished.

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