Asylum

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Explore #219: Ennis District Lunatic Asylum / Our Lady’s Hospital, Ennis, County Clare, Ireland – September 2017

Explore #4 of the ‘Almost Died Tour’ On the final morning of our Irish roadtrip we decided to head to another former asylum, which whilst not being quite as photogenic as the Connacht District Lunatic Asylum, was still well worth an explore… History (abridged and rewritten from here) Ennis District Lunatic Asylum opened in 1868, built to designs by architects William Fogerty and AC Adair at a cost of £35,000. The hospital consists of an extensive range of buildings on…

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Explore #17e (fifth revisit): Severalls Asylum including water tower, Colchester, Essex – September 2016

Confession time: I’d forgotten to post my fifth revisit to this beautiful old asylum, so please forgive the slight temporal glitch in my usual chronological posting! My previous reports give the detailed history and many more photos, including the most comprehensive report from my first 8-hour visit in November 2013 and a revisit by moonlight in May 2014 for something a little different. Our Explore Given that I’d previously explored ‘Sevs’ on no fewer than four five previous occasions, I’d…

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Explore #194: Manicomio di Vercelli, Italy – October 2016

Explore #7 of the ‘128mb SD Card Tour’ Time for another old asylum… History (translated and rewritten from here) Vercelli’s asylum was built in 1937, and comprises 20 pavilions and a church spread over 30 acres. The asylum is infamous for a massacre after the end of World War II of a group of more than 70 soldiers of the fascist Socialist Republic of Italy, who had been held in a nearby stadium used as a prison camp. On 12…

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