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Lygus pratensis
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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday 11am-4pm, check. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
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Geology Site Account

St. Giles Leper Hospital (remains of), MALDON, Maldon District, TL84330648, General geological site

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St. Giles Leper Hospital (remains of)

In Spital Road, not far from Maldon Town Centre, is the remains of St Giles' Hospital, said to have been given by Henry II in the 12th century to the people of Maldon for the relief of those suffering from leprosy. It has a interesting patchwork of rock-types and is therefore of geological interest. Many of the stones are assumed to have been gathered locally.

St. Giles Leper Hospital (remains of). Photo: G.Lucy


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