The original caption may contain language which is historic and which may no longer be considered appropriate. It has been retained in the record in the interest of historical accuracy.
The caption on the reverse of the photograph reads: “Stratton Audley Park Auxiliary Hospital. Picture shows some of the child patients enjoying the sunshine on the terrace at the rear of the house.”
Stratton Audley Park was built in 1860, and was said to have 35 bedrooms. The house was bought by Colonel George Gosling in 1889, who was succeed in 1915 by his son Major George Edward Gosling. In 1939 the widow of Major George was the lady of the manor, and acted as quartermaster of the auxiliary hospital there during the Second World War. See also MED01/01/1883-1891. High-resolution copies of this image are available for free for non-commercial use. Please Enquire to place an order.
Source: Historic England Archive
People & Organisations
Photographer: Topical Press Agency Limited
Photographer: Harrison, Norman Kingsley
Country House, Terraced Lawn, Auxiliary Hospital, Health And Welfare, Second World War
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