St Cadoc's Hospital, Caerleon - December 2016

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Visited with Humpa Saint Cadoc's Hospital (Welsh: Ysbyty Sant Cadog) is located in Caerleon on the northern outskirts of the city of Newport. The building was designed by Alfred J. Wood FRIBA, London and named after Saint Cadoc. Saint Cadoc's church is located in the town. The hospital, which Read more

Shelton Hospital, Shrewsbury - June 2016

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Shelton Hospital was a hospital specialising in mental health, located in Shelton, Shrewsbury, close to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. The hospital opened in 1845 as the Shropshire and Montgomery County Asylum with an official capacity of 60 patients although already, on opening, having 104. The Read more

North Wales Hospital, Denbigh - December 2014

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Visited with my favourite food, drink and petrol provider BAJ. Designed by architect Thomas Full James to originally accommodate between 60 and 200 patients, the hospital originally had its own farm and gasworks. Planned for closure by Enoch Powell during the 1960s, it was closed in sections from Read more

Frenchay Hospital, Bristol - July 2014

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Visited with Gabe, JasperB, Seffy and WhoDaresWins. The area that Frenchay Hospital stands on (70 acres of land) was sold to the Corporation of Bristol in 1921 and for the next ten years it then became a children's TB hospital - Frenchay Park Sanatorium. In the late 1920s it was deemed that it was Read more

St Georges Hospital, Stafford - May 2014

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It was about time I'd properly checked this place out, I visited briefly approximately 3 years ago but didn't manage to evade the security and dogs too well. Fast forward to now and things are largely the same as back then, a few bits have been demolished seemingly preventing access to the chapel, Read more

Mansfield General Hospital - May 2013

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Visited with Humpa, JasperB and Kates. The first purpose built hospital to serve Mansfield and Mansfield Woodhouse area was constructed in 1877 on land which was donated by the Duke of Portland. That building later became a public house, The Fourways Inn, situated at the junction of Butt Lane and Read more

West Park Mortuary and Histopathology Department, Epsom - January 2013

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Visited with JasperB and bumped into 3 other explorers​ You've all seen this place countless times and read all of the history. It's taken me some time to get around to giving this place a visit due to other plans and things getting in the way but was passing recently so thought why not take a Read more

St Johns Mental Hospital, Bracebridge Heath - November 2012

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Visited with Humpa and JasperB​ The Asylum was built in 1852 and enlarged on several subsequent occasions. It was originally established jointly by Lindsey, Kesteven, Holland, Lincoln, Grimsby and Stamford, and managed by a Board of Visitors appointed by the contributing authorities. Kesteven and Read more

St Edward's Mental Hospital Chapel, Cheddleton - November 2012

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Visted with Humpa and JasperB St Edward's Asylum was constructed between 1895 and 1899. It provided a welcome overflow to the nearby St Georges Asylum in Stafford and St. Matthew's Asylum at Burntwood. It was later renamed to St Edwards Hospital. Set in an amazing woodland it has been carefully Read more

St Edwards Home for Boys, Coleshill - July 2012

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Visited with JasperB​ The Birmingham Diocesan Rescue Society for the Protection of Homeless and Friendless Catholic Children was established in 1902 with Father Hudson as its first Secretary and Administrator. Father Hudson remained in Coleshill from 1898 until 1934. During that time the work of Read more
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