Doncaster Gate



Doncaster Gate Hospital
Doncaster Gate Rotherham

© Rotherham Archive & Local Studies Service

Doncaster Gate Rotherham

© Old Rotherham 2013

Doncaster Gate Hospital was the 1st purpose built hospital in Rotherham, opened in 1869 and taking it's first patients in 1872. Rotherham council announced their intentions to sell the building and even after several groups formed to try and save the building demolition took place in 2014.
For the history of the hospital go to the "Doncaster Gate Hospital Heritage Progect".

Doncaster Gate / Howard Street
Doncaster Gate Rotherham

© Rotherham Family History Society

Doncaster Gate Rotherham

© Old Rotherham 2011


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Notes
"In Victorian times Doncaster Gate was one of the places to be in Rotherham. Running from the crossroads of High Street, Wellgate and College Street it climbs quite steeply uphill to the old Doncaster Road. Just up the hill there are many fine houses of stone or brick which were once family homes for the rather better off. Those for which I have been able to trace a date of building appear to be late Victorian. Most of these are now offices with the odd doctors or dental surgery."

Read more about Doncaster Gate at "Rotherham The Unofficial Website"