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The text on this card explains the purpose of this hospital. Two of the patients can be seen looking out of the window. Judging by their attire they are war wounded.
This hospital was in use until the end of the 20th century when there was a new hospital: the Calderdale Royal, built on the site of the old General Hospital. The many wards and departments were converted into housing. Postcard dated 1906.
This very grand building was one of two hospitals in the town and became the General Hospital. The wards in the round towers were interesting for staff and patients alike. Much of the site was redeveloped and a new hospital was built in the early…
This was known as St Luke's Hospital when first built and became the General Hospital. It was one of two in the town, the other being the Royal Halifax Infirmary.
The layout of this site, known as the General Hospital, is now where Calderdale Royal Hospital is today. It looks very different today.

The writing on the back of the postcard describes it as St Luke's War Hospital.
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