NS6867 : Former Gartloch Mental Hospital

taken 6 years ago, near to Lochwood, Glasgow, Great Britain

Former Gartloch Mental Hospital
Former Gartloch Mental Hospital
When the hospital opened in 1896 it had a bed complement of 540, this rose to a peak of 830 in 1904 but had decreased to 530 by 1909. Although primarily a psychiatric hospital, Gartloch operated a 50 bed tuberculosis sanatorium from 1902 which closed after World War II. Gartloch Hospital closed on its centenary in 1996. The Grade A listed building is now being converted into flats.
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NS6867, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Health and social services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6842 6715 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:52.7685N 4:6.2933W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 6839 6719
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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