OLD EAST STONEHOUSE . UK
www.oldeaststonehouse.uk
 

  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: February 13, 2018
Webpage updated: March 31, 2018

 
OLD EAST STONEHOUSE.UK

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BATTERY HILL TEMPORARY CHOLERA HOSPITAL

During the cholera visitation of 1849 a temporary hospital was erected on Battery Hill, East Stonehouse.

Measuring 90 feet in length by 35 feet in width, it was to accommodate only six beds for  males and the same for females.

It was expected to be ready for use by Saturday August 18th 1849.