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Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth – 35mm

A little trip to Mid Wales Hospital. The site continues to deteriorate and little seems to have been achieved by the new owners with pushing through planning applications.  This winter might just see most of the buildings collapsing both internally and externally.  Shot on my Canon EOS 5 SLR with …

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Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

A nice way to finish 2012, which has been a very busy year away from exploring, was a trip to an old favourite. Mid Wales Hospital. The Mid Wales Hospital was a psychiatric hospital in Talgarth, Wales. It opened in 1906 and was formerly known as the Brecon and Radnor …

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Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

No words can really describe the decline this year of this site. Better security at the beginning of the year may have prevented mass theft of doors, fixings, tiles, lead, fireplaces, copper and sadly the clock mechanism & faces. The Mid Wales Hospital was a psychiatric hospital in Talgarth, Wales. …

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Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

The forth trip of the year to Mid Wales despite previous statements of not visiting again. With still no sign of any purchaser of the buildings the site continues to deteriorate with vandalism & copper/lead theft. Even the previous secure and tidy chapel & administration block are now falling into …

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Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

My final visit to Mid Wales and only one brought on by the opertunity to see the chapel which has recently become avaliable. The Mid Wales Hospital was a psychiatric hospital in Talgarth, Wales. It opened in 1906 and was formerly known as the Brecon and Radnor Joint Asylum or …

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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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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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Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

After Pen-Y-Fal another trip to Mid Wales was in order. Even in the space of a month from my last visit things have gone down hill further. The lack of a roof means most of the wards are now starting to suffer from serious water ingress. The Mortuary has now …

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Mid Wales Hosptial, Talgarth

Previously known as Mid Wales Asylum or Mid Wales Counties of Breconshire and Radnorshire Asylum to be fully precise. I visited this site just over a year previously. It’s still a bit of a mystery to who actually owns the site and what really the future holds for the site. …

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Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

Probably more well known as ‘Mid Wales Asylum’ The Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth, Brecknockshire was originally called the Brecon and Radnor Joint Asylum on opening in 1903; the name was changed to The Mid Wales Hospital in 1921. The first patients at the hospital were admissions mainly from the Brecon …

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