Alton General Hospital, Alton, Hampshire

Alton General Hospital, Alton, Hampshire
Photograph taken 02 April 2002 © Mr David Easton LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 141750

This building was built in 1793. It was built as a workhouse for the poor. An inspectors report from 1866 suggests that it was an efficient and well run workhouse. The inmates seem to have been well treated.

Location

Hampshire Alton

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

workhouse hospital social welfare poor institution Georgian (1714 - 1836)