St. Leonard's Hospital, York

place and hospital

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 1 plaque

St. Leonard's Hospital. Built at the expense of John Romanus (died 1255) this building comprising a vaulted crypt with a chapel above, formed part of St. Leonard's Hospital, at one time the largest hospital in the North of England. Originally known as St. Peter's, it was refounded as St. Leonard's by King Stephen and dissolved in 1540.

Library Square, York, United Kingdom where it sited