Whittingham

Whittingham Hospital, Goosnargh

Whittingham Hospital was built in 1869 and became one of the biggest county asylums in the county. It was known as the Lancashire County Asylum,

AsylumsLancaster Moor

Lancaster Moor Asylum, Lancaster

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

AsylumsGlenside

Glenside Hospital, Bristol

After Mid Wales the plan had to been to return home but another detour on route took us to Bristol’s own ‘City Asylum’ – Glenside

AsylumsPen-y-Fal

Pen-y-Fal Hospital, Abergavenny

Stopped for a quick look at the converted The Monmouthshire County Asylum, formerly known as the Joint Counties Asylum for Monmouthshire, Herefordshire, Radnorshire and Breconshire.

AsylumsFairmile

Fairmile Hospital, Berkshire

Fairmile hospital opened in 1870 and had a 132 year long career in caring for people with mental health problems. The site was purchased in

AsylumsFairmile

Fairmile Hospital, Berkshire

Fairmile is one of the oldest county aslyms to have exsisted in this country having been originally founded in 1870 and eventually closing in 2003.