Asylums Popular St Lawrences

St Lawrences Asylum, Bodmin

Orginally known as ‘Cornwall County Asylum’ it was founded in 1815 at Westheath Avenue, Bodmin and became known as St Lawrence’s Hospital under the National

Asylums Hellingly

Hellingly Hospital, East Sussex

The East Essex County Mental Asylum opened its doors in 1903. It is built close to the small village of Hellingly, in South East England.

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Stoke Damerel High School For Girls, Plymouth

The Stoke Damerel Secondary School for Girls was founded in August 1926, when the Plymouth Local Education Authority transferred the girls from Regent Street Central

Asylums Deva

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

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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

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George Barnsley & Sons, Sheffield

George Barnsley & Sons Ltd specialised in tools for shoe makers and leather workers. The building closed around 2004.

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Tottenham House, Savernake

There have been four buildings called Tottenham House on this site on the southern edge of Savernake Forest. The present palladian mansion was built in

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Edison Swan Cable Works, Lower Lydbrook

Vistied this several times over the years, infact I remember the place still being in operation during the 90’s. A vast site looking rather sorry

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Tyneham Ghost Village, Dorset

Tyneham is a ghost village in south Dorset, England, near Lulworth on the Isle of Purbeck. It remains a civil parish. The village is situated

Asylums Cane Hill West Park

Cane Hill Asylum, Coulsdon & West Park Asylum, Epsom

A good old trip to the iconic Cane Hill followed by an afternoon visit to West Park. Only a few places will give me the

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Weston Pier, North Somerset

Sadly on the 28th July Weston Pier caught fire. A huge devistating fire destroyed the pavilions at the end of the pier. 3 days later

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Edison Swan Cable Works, Lower Lydbrook

I’ve been here many times before. Never did I imagine I’d find this though.