Forum Eerste Wereldoorlog Forum Index Forum Eerste Wereldoorlog
Hét WO1-forum voor Nederland en Vlaanderen
 
 FAQFAQ   ZoekenZoeken   GebruikerslijstGebruikerslijst   WikiWiki   RegistreerRegistreer 
 ProfielProfiel   Log in om je privé berichten te bekijkenLog in om je privé berichten te bekijken   InloggenInloggen   Actieve TopicsActieve Topics 

Former First World War hospital goes on the market

 
Plaats nieuw bericht   Plaats Reactie    Forum Eerste Wereldoorlog Forum Index -> WO1 in het nieuws Actieve Topics
Vorige onderwerp :: Volgende onderwerp  
Auteur Bericht
Tandorini



Geregistreerd op: 11-6-2007
Berichten: 6765
Woonplaats: Laarne

BerichtGeplaatst: 28 Mei 2017 18:19    Onderwerp: Former First World War hospital goes on the market Reageer met quote

Nether Tillyrie House, near Milnathort, was built in 1912 but just a few years later it was taken over to treat injured servicemen.

It also operated as a youth hostel in the Second World War, and has been in current ownership for almost 30 years.

Owner Donald Graham said he was looking to downsize but would miss the property, which retains evidence of its former use.

He said: “We know the house was built for a successful engineer and his wife – they had been involved in building the railway in Sri Lanka. Sadly she died in childbirth having twins. One twin survived, and they never moved in.

“Soon after that the war came and it was used as an auxiliary hospital. I’m not sure what kind of injuries it was treating.

“We have a plaque inside the front door to commemorate the use as an auxiliary hospital and we have old postcards showing nurses in white uniforms and people recuperating. There is still a sign on one of the doors saying ‘Ward VII’ and another in the linen cupboard saying ‘isolation blankets’, but that’s pretty much all we know about it.

“I find it fascinating – over the thirty years we’ve been here we’ve been accumulating bits and pieces and we have a folder with one or two interesting pictures and letters in it.”

He said: “It’s a big property and we had a big family – we have enjoyed it enormously but it’s a bit too much house for us now. We will miss it hugely, it’s a lovely property.

“It’s been built to last. It’s very Arts and Crafts – I wish I knew who the architect was. No expense was spared so I am thinking it was a really good architect.”

Nether Tillyrie House is being sold by CDK Galbraith for offers over £775,000.

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth-kinross/434228/former-first-world-war-hospital-goes-on-the-market/?utm_source=facebook
_________________
"Horum omnium fortissimi sunt Belgae"
"Van hen(de Galliërs) allemaal zijn de Belgen de dappersten"
Julius Caesar(100 VC - 44 VC)
http://nl.escertico.wikia.com/wiki/Militaria_Wiki
Naar boven
Bekijk gebruikers profiel Stuur privé bericht Verstuur mail Bekijk de homepage
Berichten van afgelopen:   
Plaats nieuw bericht   Plaats Reactie    Forum Eerste Wereldoorlog Forum Index -> WO1 in het nieuws Tijden zijn in GMT + 1 uur
Pagina 1 van 1

 
Ga naar:  
Je mag geen nieuwe onderwerpen plaatsen
Je mag geen reacties plaatsen
Je mag je berichten niet bewerken
Je mag je berichten niet verwijderen
Ja mag niet stemmen in polls


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2002 phpBB Group