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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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Harperbury Hospital, Radlett

Harperbury Hospital was a former mental health and learning disailbities hospital built on the remains of world war 1 hangers.  A large part of the hospital was closed in 2001 and those bulidings have rapidly deteriated over the years. I visited most recently in 2013 but since then a new …

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Haslar Hospital, Gosport

Founded in the reign of King George 1st, the Royal Hospital Haslar in Gosport, Hampshire, was one of several hospitals serving the Portsmouth Urban Area, but had previously been the country’s foremost – and ultimately last – military hospital. Its military status was withdrawn in 2007, and those military personnel …

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St Peter’s Mortuary, Chertsey

Built as part of the original St Peter’s hospital it served to deal with causalities during the second world war. Built at the rear edge of the site in the 1940’s it remained in use till April 2009 after a new, bigger, mortuary was built as part of a major …

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Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby

Derby Royal Infirmary

Built in 1810 on land formerly part of Derby’s Castlefield estate the Derby Royal Infirmary served the local area until 2009 when the majority of the services were transferred to the new Derby Royal ‘Super’ Hospital. The additional buildings added over the last 100 years have created a somewhat mismatch …

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Harperbury Hospital, Radlett

Harperbury was built as a specialised Mental Health/Learning Disability hospital built from the remains of hangers used in the first world war. It is now known as Kingsley Green The sites layout resembles that of a colony plan typically associated with some of the later asylums/mental care’. At it’s height …

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Minffordd Hospital, Bangor

Minffordd Hospital is a small community hospital that closed in 2006. The hospital was built in the aftermath of the 1882 typhoid epidemic that accounted for 42 deaths around the Bangor area. The hospital had a number of isolation wards. It’s currently offered for sale as a mixed use redevelopment …

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Hanham Hall Hospital, Bristol

The site of Hanham Hall hospital dates back to the middle 17th century. Starting out as a gentry house and agricultural and industrial centre it changed ownership several times before it was sold in 1916 to the Rev. H.N. Burden, a promoter of treatment for ‘inebriates’ and mentally-ill children who …

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