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Bristol Royal Infirmary – Old Building, Bristol

When an infirmary was founded on this site in 1736 it was among the earliest in the country, but the Old Building itself is later in date, having been rebuilt in stages between around 1780 and 1810, when it replaced the earlier hospital buildings on the site. The old Royal …

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Sunnyside Royal Hospital, Montrose

A second visit to Sunnyside, 12 months from my previous visit Sunnyside Royal Hospital was a psychiatric hospital located in Hillside, north of Montrose, Scotland. The hospital was founded in 1781 by Susan Carnegie as the Montrose Lunatic Asylum, Infirmary & Dispensary and obtained a Royal Charter in 1810. The …

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Plaza Cinema, Port Talbot

The cinema opened in 1940 and has the typical appereance of Art Deco Odeons of the same era despite being fully independant. Some people claim it was due to be an Odeon but they pulled out. I just think they copied the style at the time. The cinema remained in …

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