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LEPER HOSPITAL

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A hospital where people with leprosy are cared for. During the medieval period, this usually comprised a church and separate accommodation for lepers.

Leper House (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
ALMSHOUSE A privately funded building providing accommodation for the poor.
LEPER COLONY Buildings used by a community of people with leprosy, living in isolation from nearby towns and villages.

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