Benfieldside House, Shotley Bridge
27th Durham Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital
Benfieldside House is recorded as being used as the 27th Durham Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital during the First World War. The building first appears on the second edition Ordnance Survey map of 1894-1899. The building was demolished circa 1960.
For further information:
Museum of the Order of St John http://museumstjohn.org.uk/research/st-john-archive/
VAD Hospitals in Northumberland and Durham 1914-1918 http://www.donmouth.co.uk/local_history/VAD/VAD_hospitals.html
Scarlet Finders http://www.scarletfinders.co.uk/181.html
Civil Parish: Benfieldside
Contributed by Durham County Council Archaeology Section | Durham County Record Office
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