Stone House Hospital, Cotton Lane, Stone, Kent

Stone House Hospital, Cotton Lane, Stone, Kent
Photograph taken 07 January 2004 © Mr Geoffrey Farrow. Source Historic England Archive ref: 172697

Stone House Hospital was built in 1862 at a cost of £34,784. It was a lunatic asylum for poor people from the City of London who had previously been sent to Bethlem Asylum in Lambeth. From 1924 it was renamed the City of London Mental Hospital. In 1948 it was transferred into the National Health Service.

Location

Kent Stone

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

hospital welfare institution mental health victorian (1837 - 1901)