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Savernake Hospital

Savernake Hospital Date Photo Taken c.1905
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Savernake Hospital was built in 1872 replacing a building on Forest Hill that had been given by the Ailesbury family in 1866 as a cottage hospital for the poor. This apparently makes it the third oldest cottage hospital foundation in England.

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