NY4056 : The Dispensary, Chapel Street

taken 11 years ago, near to Carlisle, Cumbria, England

The Dispensary, Chapel Street
The Dispensary, Chapel Street
Built in 1857, the dispensary provided free medical, surgical and dental treatment for the poor. The dispensary was founded in 1782 by Dr John Heysham, originally at Paternoster Row. It continued its function until the formation of the National Health Service in 1948. Information about the work of the dispensary can be found on the Carlisle History website LinkExternal link .
The building was restored in 1934, the event is recorded on a plaque - see NY4056 : Commemorative plaque on the old Dispensary building .
The site is currently used as a daycare centre.

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Date Taken
Friday, 27 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Monday, 11 November, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4026 5604 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.7303N 2:55.9795W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4025 5603
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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