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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.
The original part of the complex we now know as Calderdale Royal Hospital at Skircoat, Halifax, was opened in 1901 as the Halifax Union Workhouse Infirmary, or Poor Law Hospital, but soon became a general hospital, St Luke’s. During the First World…
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