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Behind the wall: The life and times of Winterton Hospital
Unfortunately this item is currently not in stock. There is a copy available, for reference only, in the County Record Office.
Adam Lamb and Jack Turton
Durham County Council/County Durham Books (2nd edition, 2009)
20.7 x 14.8 x 1cm
Winterton Hospital near Sedgefield in County Durham, formerly Durham County Mental Hospital and then Durham County Asylum, played an important role in the delivery of health care in County Durham for almost 140 years.
This book provides a rare insight into the unique community which formed within the hospital walls. Fully illustrated, it provides useful background for anyone researching ancestors who were patients or carers at the hospital.
Durham County Record Office holds the Winterton Hospital archives.