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The Glasgow Royal Infirmary was the 6th of the Scottish city infirmaries to be set up.  It was designed by architects Robert and James Adams and building was started in 1792.  It is claimed that the hospital was the first in the country to use X-rays for diagnostic purposes.  A plaque on the wall of the royal infirmary commemorates the revolutionary work of Joseph Lister carried out on this site.


Location: Castle street

Erected: 1794

See also:

Joseph Lister


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