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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 #105: School JKMD, Germany – September 2014

Explore #6 of the Taking the Piscine Tour After a revisit to the abandoned Alla Italia spa in Belgium, we then headed into Germany, stopping off for an hour at this former school and monastery. ***UPDATE JULY 2017: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SITE IS NOW IN PRIVATE OWNERSHIP, AND SHOULD NOT BE ENTERED WITHOUT THE OWNER’S PERMISSION*** History Built in 1909 as a Franciscan school and monastery, it originally housed about 600 physically and mentally disabled people. However the rise…

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Explore #76: St Joseph’s Seminary, Upholland, Lancashire – July 2014

Explore #4 of the Quality>Quantity aka Crimes Against Photography Tour This report is a pretty mammoth one – I hope you’ll agree it’s justified by the location and the story of our explore! After exploring Tower X, The Royalty Cinema and The Ark, and 40+ hours without sleep, our group finally checked in at one of the grottiest “hotels” I have even had the misfortune to stay at, somewhere in a rather insalubrious suburb of Manchester. Urbanographer had booked it…

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