Following the ending of contracts accommodating patients at the Essex county’s Brentwood mental hospital, joint facilities were developed between East Ham and Southend-on-sea boroughs. A
The North Wales Lunatic Asylum was the first psychiatric institution built in Wales; construction began in 1844 and completed in 1848 in the town of
A quick stop on the way back from Denbigh to check out the state of affairs at Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth. The site has continued
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
The County Lunatic Asylum, on Lancaster Moor, opened in 1816, and since enlarged, is a stately quadrangular building of stone, with a handsome front, relieved
My 3rd and final visit to St Mary’s – with demolition already there wasn’t much thought. Sadly due to this not much of the main
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
St Edward’s Asylum was constructed between 1895 and 1899. It provided a welcome overflow to the nearby St Georges Asylum in Stafford and St. Matthew’s
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.
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
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
These are actually some images from another short visit in September. For previous visits and history check out the gallery for a full list.