It was officially opened as the Radcliffe Asylum by Lady Elinor Denison on 24 July 1902. In 1913 extensions were made for 148 patients, which cost £29,833. It was used as a military hospital in the later stages of the First World War, from August 1918 to October 1919, to care for shell shocked soldiers.
- Public NHS
- Mental health
- Upper Saxondale near Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Previous Names: Nottinghamshire County Asylum, Radcliffe War Hospital, Radcliffe Mental Hospital. Location: Henson Lane, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire. Principal Architect: Edwin Purnell Hooley. Layout: Compact Arrow Plan. Status: Converted to housing. Opened: 29th July 1902.
The Radcliffe Infirmary became an independent NHS Trust in 1993, and part of the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust in 1999. The Radcliffe Infirmary closed in late 2007, with services moving in the main to the John Radcliffe Hospital West Wing. The building now belongs to the University of Oxford.
27 nov 2021 · In 1810 John Vye, the vicar of Wootton in Northamptonshire, gave the Radcliffe Infirmary 100 guineas (£105). He specified that the money should be used towards 'the establishment & support of a Lunatic Asylum, when such shall be built' in Oxfordshire.
Nottinghamshire County Asylum, opened in 1902, was situated at Saxondale in the parish of Radcliffe on Trent. In 1914 the isolated complex located two miles outside the main village housed several hundred patients and a fairly small staff of thirty-one male attendants, a number of farm workers and artisans together with female nurses and domestics.
29 giu 2020 · Old hospital buildings have since been converted into homes and Jamie Barlow has taken a look back at the history of the site. Opening in 1902, Radcliffe Mental Hospital replaced Sneinton...
Opened in 1902, Radcliffe Asylum was the County Lunatic Asylum for Nottinghamshire. The hospital went through many name changes. Initially called the Radcliffe Asylum it then became Radcliffe Mental Hospital. During the First World War it became a hospital for shell-shocked soldiers and was called Radcliffe Military Hospital.