Royal Cornhill Hospital
|Royal Cornhill Hospital|
|Location||Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Care system||Public NHS|
|Emergency department||No Accident & Emergency|
|Lists||Hospitals in Scotland|
The hospital is situated on Westburn Road, East of the Foresterhill site.
Part of the site is now derelict and is to be redeveloped for housing.
The hospital was founded in 1800 as the Aberdeen Lunatic Asylum. The city's dancing master, Francis Peacock, donated all the funds from the profits of his 1805 book on dancing to the asylum. From 1852 it was the Aberdeen Royal Lunatic Asylum. In 1933 the name was formally changed Aberdeen Royal Mental Hospital. It became the "Royal Cornhill Hospital" in 1964.
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