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The Royal Devonshire Hospital

Originally built as stables for the Crescent. In 1785-90, John Carr built the Great Stables for The Crescent, to houses 100 horses. Later, in 1859, the Great Stables were converted into the Devonshire Royal Hospital, 'for the use of the sick poor'. The architect was the 6th Duke of Devonshire's architect, H Currey. In 1881 Robert Rippon Duke designed one of the most notable architectural pieces of…