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Tone Vale Hospital, Taunton

Founded in 1892 and built in 1897 Tone Vale was originally named Somerset and Bath Asylum, then Tone Vale Asylum and finally Tone Vale Hospital. It was built to the compact arrow design. Closed in 1995 and the vast majority of the site was redeveloped and only a few of …

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Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

Yet Another trip to Mid Wales Hospital. With 6 inches of snow at Talgarth it proved too much to resist popping up to capture the buildings covered in snow. For more history on the hospital at Talgarth, see my previous post this month.

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Cane Hill Hospital, Coulsdon

I have watched the gradual demise and demolition of Cane Hill over the past 18 months. Today I stopped in to check on progress. As it stands the demolition team are finishing up on site, leveling land and removing what rubble remains. All that remains of a once remarkable site …

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Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

A return to the first asylum I ever visited. I have been here many times before and wasn’t intending to visit again but the news that the business park had gone into administration gave me the urge to visit once more. Since all the buildings were stripped of their precious …

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