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Details: Cross Houses Hospital, Shrewsbury

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Name

 

Present name

Cross Houses Hospital 

Previous name(s)

Berrington Hospital; County Council Hospital  

Address

Cross Houses Shrewsbury SY5 6JN 

Previous location


Foundation Year

1926 

Closed

Yes 

Closure year

c1988 

Administrative authorities

Regional Hospital Board (1948-74)

Birmingham 

Hospital Management Committee (1948-74)

Shrewsbury 

Regional Health Authority (1974-82)

West Midlands 

Regional Health Authority (1982- )

West Midlands 

District Health Authority (1974-82)

Salop 

District Health Authority (1982- )

Shropshire 

County (before 1974)

Shropshire 

County (1974-1996)

Shropshire 

Status

Pre 1948

Poor Law, Local Authority

Post 1948

NHS

Type

Pre 1948

General

Post 1948

Acute, Other: Long stay, by 1979

 

Records can be found at:

notes

  Shropshire Records and Research Centre

Record type

Date range

Administrative

1915 - 1988

   Pictorial

-

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Photos of opening, in records of Broseley Cottage Hospital

 
 
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