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Deva, Countess of Chester Asylum, Chester

The Cheshire County Lunatic Asylum, more commonly known as Deva, lies in the grounds of the still active Countess Of Chester Hospital in Chester. In 1829, the Cheshire Lunatic Asylum opened on part of the site. The county’s mental health unit was based in the ‘Lunatic Asylum Building’. The name …

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Bridewell Island, Bristol

This was my third visit to the site, having previously visited back in Feb & March.  I still don’t think I’ve captured all of the site and hope to make a forth visit to properly document the courtrooms soon.  Thanks once again to Urban Splash for access and the ArtSpace …

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