2015

NO6265 : Stracathro Hospital

taken 9 years ago, near to Inchbare, Angus, Scotland

This is 1 of 3 images, with title Stracathro Hospital in this square
Stracathro Hospital
Stracathro Hospital
Stracathro was one of the single-storey emergency wartime hospitals built in the countryside during the second world war, the idea being that the probability of being bombed was less than in a built-up area, and the low-rise plan would minimise the impact of any bombing. Most have since been closed but Stracathro continues to operate. This is one of the original wartime wards.

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Geographical Context: Health and social services
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Original Wartime [3] · Low-rise Plan would Minimise the Impact [2] Title Clusters: · Stracathro Hospital [3] ·
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NO6265, 17 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Anne Burgess   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 23 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 March, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 6236 6514 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:46.5783N 2:37.0514W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 6237 6507
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