St Peter's Hospital: Workhouse and Asylum

The BackTracker History Show

Apr 15 2024 • 27 mins

St Peter's Hospital: Workhouse and Asylum

Season: 5 Episode: 15

Situated between St Peter's churchyard and the River Avon, the building occupied a strategic location. Tragically, on the fateful night of November 24, 1940, the entire area fell victim to devastating bombing raids. If you'd walked the narrow roads before the raids though, you would have come across a 14th century manor house. this building had so much history embedded in it's structure having gone from palatial home to asylum. Listen to find out more about St Peter's Hospital.

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Lunacy Commissioners - Rose Hayle

The Commissioners - Steve Sheperd

Dr James Cowles Prichard - Joe Wilson

Poetic Satire - Steve Yeo


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