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View from upstairs balcony Maison Dieu Church Brechin Scotland Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay ruins lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #230: Maison Dieu Church, Brechin, Scotland – September 2018

Explore #8 of the ‘North of The Wall’ Tour Our final stopover on Day Three was this long-abandoned church… History Built in 1891 in the Late classical neo-Georgian revival style, Maison Dieu was designed by the renowned Scottish architect Sir George Washington Browne. Formerly owned by the Church of Scotland, it has lain empty since the early 1980s and fallen into serious disrepair. It is B-listed, and was entered on the ‘Buildings At Risk’ register for Scotland in 2001. After…

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Front exterior external main building entrance Sunnyside Royal Hospital Montrose Scotland Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay ruins lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #229: Sunnyside Royal Hospital, Montrose, Scotland – September 2018

Explore #7 of the ‘North of The Wall’ Tour Day Three After the previous day’s explore of the relatively small Stratheden Hospital, we headed for something larger and grander… History (abridged and rewritten from Wiki) Sunnyside Royal Hospital was a psychiatric hospital located in Hillside, north of Montrose, Scotland. The hospital was founded in 1781 as the Montrose Lunatic Asylum, Infirmary & Dispensary, and obtained a Royal Charter in 1810. In 1858 a new improved asylum was built in the…

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Explore #72: Terry’s Chocolate Works, Admin Building, York – June 2014

Urban Exploration is an addictive business – it permeates my waking thoughts and dreams alike. Any visit to friends or family triggers thoughts of “what explore(s) might I be able to squeeze in whilst I’m in that area?”. So when I recently arranged to catch up with a good friend in Leeds, rather than sleep off the usual Sunday morning hangover I instead elected to get up at silly o’clock to drive over to York for first light. The target:…

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