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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 #203: Grand Hotel Thermal aka Hotel des Thermes, France – May 2017

Explore #2 of the ‘Hot Filth Tour’ History A disused former hotel/health spa, which drew hot mineral water from local springs to impart healing properties to its guests, particularly the elderly and disabled. It has been closed for many years, and is now (2017) in the process of being redeveloped. Our Explore After our early morning explore of the Centrale de Schneider power plant, we had some breakfast and made the short journey to the derelict Grand Hotel Thermal, not…

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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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