Old Hastings House

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Old Hastings House
Former namesOld Hastings House
General information
Address132 High Street
Postal CodeTN34 3ET
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Admin. Information
Electoral/Planning WardOLD HASTINGS Pre May 2018
Prop. Ref. No.100062573258

Home of John Collier (1685-1760). Was known for a period after its construction in 1700 as The Mansion[1]. Coventry Patmore was known to have lived here[2]

WW1 Usage

Was utilised as a Red Cross hospital during WW1 for wounded soldiers[3]

Current Day

Was converted into an old persons supported living home in 1966[4]


References & Notes

  1. 1066 Online
  2. Hastings & St Leonards Observer 08 November 1952 pg. 1
  3. List of auxiliary hospitals in the UK during the First World War.pdf, accessdate: 14 June 2020
  4. Hastings Borough Council Planning application ref HS/DS/66/00837