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St Leonard's Hospital, Mitford (Mitford)

St Leonard's Hospital in Mitford was founded at some time before 1135 and existed until 1537. It performed all the roles of a medieval hospital, caring for the poor, the old and the sick. The exact location of the hospital is not known today, although it is likely to have been on or near Spital Hill in Mitford.

Reference number:N11071
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Southern Trunk Main Warkworth to North Gosforth. Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Assessment 2006; Tyne and Wear Museums

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Source of Reference
Local History of Mitford


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