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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 #17b (second revisit): Santa Severalls! Severalls Asylum, Colchester, Essex – December 2013

“So what are you up to this weekend Adam?” “Well, I’ll be getting up in the middle of the night to meet about 30 other urban explorers to all dress up as Santa at an abandoned asylum of course…” The premise was simple: everyone get on site under cover of darkness, meet at the agreed location, and wait for daylight for a few quick group shots before splitting off into smaller groups to explore before security started their first rounds.…

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Explore #17: Severalls Asylum, Colchester, Essex – November 2013

The big one. El gordo. The site that I had promised myself that I would explore before the end of 2013. An ambition fulfilled – and then some. When Matthew Adams of the excellent Unexposed Exploration (follow his page, it’s all sorts of ace) kindly offered to lead on what would be his 20th visit to Sevs, Kubix_UK and I needed no persuading. Apparently Matthew’s first two visits to Sevs lasted 24 and 28 minutes respectively due to the prowess…

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