Gillespie's Hospital

 

Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

Gillespie's Hospital

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  Gillespie's Hospital

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Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by A Cruse

 

    

Gillespie's Hospital

James Gillespie of Spylaw bequeathed most of his property in order to found a Hospital for aged men and women and a Free-school for the instruction of one hundred poor boys in reading, writing and arithmetic.

Building commenced in 1801.  The building is in a Gothic style.

[Modern Athens]

 

 

Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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