Information for record number MWA7073:
Midland Counties Home For Incurables, Leamington Spa

Summary Midland Counties Home for Incurables, a hospital which was in use during the Imperial period. It was situated on Tachbrook Street, Leamington Spa, and is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886.
What Is It?  
Type: Hospital, Building
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Leamington Spa
District: Warwick, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 31 64
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

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1 The site is marked on the 1886 1st ed OS map.
2 An arboretum was laid out here by a surgeon Mr Hitchman who subsequently developed the eleven acre site as a hydropathic establishment. This was greatly enlarged over the years and became the Midland Counties Home for Incurables which was absorbed into the National Health Service in 1948. It existed up until 1995 when the buildings were converted into flats and the extensive grounds were built on.

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Source Type: Internet Data
Title: Midland Counties Home for Incurables, Tachbrook Road, Leamignton Spa
Author/originator: Alan Griffin
Page Number:
Source No: 1
Source Type: Map
Title: 2500 1886
Author/originator: Ordnance Survey
Date: 1886
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument ARBORETUM * A place devoted to the cultivation and exhibition of rare trees. back
monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument BUILDING * A structure with a roof to provide shelter from the weather for occupants or contents. Use specific type where known. back
monument FLATS * A purpose-built tenement. Use specific monument type where possible. back
monument ROAD * A way between different places, used by horses, travellers on foot and vehicles. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument HOSPITAL * An establishment providing medical or surgical treatment for the ill or wounded. Use narrower term where possible. back
monument SPA * A medicinal or mineral spring often with an associated building. back

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