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Search Aspect (St. George''s Hospital )
Location - Leeds & District

St. George's Hospital, sale (Rothwell) (10 comments)
Colour imageUndated. A sale takes place at St. George's Hospital shortly before demolition was scheduled. The hospital was situated on Wood Lane, near the junction with the A61. This is now the site of a housing complex situated around the clock tower shown in the image.
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Wood Lane, Jaw Bones (Rothwell)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the Jaw Bones, a notable feature of Rothwell for many years, though not always the same pair or in the same place. The first Jaw Bones (from a whale) were brought from America in the first half of the 19th century by a member of the local mine-owning family the Fentons, and were originally over the gateway of Fenton House on Woodhouse Hill. Now used as a juntion marker for Wood Lane and the Leeds and Wakefield Road, this pair of Jaw Bones (the third) were purchased by Rothwell Urban District Council in 1967 after tbe last ones were damaged. St. George's Hospital is seen in the background.
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Wood Lane, Jaw Bones and St. George's Hospital (Rothwell) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. 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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