Allt-yr-yn Hospital - The Drive

Photo reference number: 127

This Hospital for infectious diseases, beautifully situate on the high ground to the North of the town, near the Barracks, was opened in 1896, and further extensions were carried out in 1903, the total cost amounting to over 24,000. The building consists of administrative block, isolation pavilion, three ward pavilions, etc. Accommodation is provided for 57 beds for patients.

(Photo and text from Johns's Newport Directory 1928)