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Harden Bridge Isolation Hospital

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Harden Bridge Isolation Hospital

YDNPA, 2004,

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Harden Bridge Isolation Hospital

Historical Environment Record No: MYD1733

Parish: Austwick

OS Grid Reference: SD762676

Dale: Ribblesdale

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An isolation hospital, originally the Settle Rural District and Infectious Diseases Hospital. It was built 1905-08 and designed by T A Foxcroft. It comprised administration, double isolation, scarlet fever and laundry blocks, with a combined mortuary and discharge block. It is built of stone with Welsh slate roofs. It now houses an outdoor pursuits centre.


Situated on the A65 approximately 2 miles north from the end of the Settle bypass (A65/B6480 junction). The centre is on the left hand side of the A65 just before the turn signed for Slaidburn and Eldroth.. No public access. View from roadside.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Harden Bridge. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.


Viewable from roadside.

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