Hospitals & Asylums

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Explore #127: Denbigh Asylum, Wales – March 2015

After an enjoyable pub lunch to rejuvenate our group from a long night and day of exploring, we ended the day with paying what was for me a long overdue visit to Denbigh Asylum. History (abridged from here) With the Lunatic Act passed in 1808 every county in the country was to provide an institute for the mentally ill, but by 1840 North Wales was still without such an institution because the poor rural communities could not afford to erect…

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Explore #17d (fourth revisit): Severalls Asylum, Colchester, Essex – January 2015

Just a very brief report this time… of what turned out to be a very brief revisit of Sevs – yes, we were busted within about 45 minutes by Michael the famous security guard! Please see my previous reports for the history and other photos of this Asylum… including the most comprehensive report from my first 8-hour visit in November 2013 and my revisit by moonlight in May 2014 for something a little different. Our Explore We arrived before dawn,…

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Explore #115: Asylum Manicomio di R / Dr Rossetti, Italy – November 2014

Explore #4 of the Wet, with excitement Tour We made an early start on Day Two of our Italian mini-tour, intending to arrive at this location under cover of darkness. Unfortunately we then lost half an hour arguing with the idiot motel receptionist on check-out, who refused to accept that James had already paid for our room online in advance. Eventually we arrived at around 6am… History Founded in the 1870s this large asylum in a Northern Italian town was…

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