Hospital at Elishaw (Rochester and Byrness)
A hospital is first recorded in 1240 and was probably founded by the Umfreville family some time before this date. It went out of use after the mid 16th century but a precise date is not known. There is also no known dedication but it would have served travellers and the poor.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness
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