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Report - St Georges Asylum, Morpeth - November 09

Discussion in 'Asylums and Hospitals' started by hmltnangel, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. hmltnangel

    hmltnangel Banned

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    Not popped many reports up on here for a while now.

    I suppose I'll start with this place seein as we dont get much from here anymore.

    Visited here recently with Brickman and Skin a few weeks ago.

    St Geos in Morpeth was built between 1853 -1859 as a Corridor Plan Asylum as the Northumberland County Pauper Lunatic Asylum. It was opened with six males and six females from Bensham Asylum in Gateshead. The asylum was built at a cost of £58,000 to house 200 patients.

    It closed in 1996 and remains derelict now with a new hospital St Georges Park built on the adjacent land. There was also a rumour it was to be demo'd shortly too.

    One point to note is that Security have done a good job rescuring this place. A lot of creativity and some forward thinking was all it took to get in but Security seem to be pretty on the ball now compared to before on my last two trips.

    A fantastic history of the place can be found here


    Well on with some pics......

    What a lovely morning...


    Inside Admin

    Out the window shot

    More Admin

    Obligatory Chequered Ceiling shot....

    Childrens Ward Walls

    Whats left of the Dental Labs

    Decaying Away


    Internal Features

    There are lots of these ....dark and dismal corridors

    Lecture Theatre


    Holywell Ward

    Nature takes over shot....

    Chiller for drugs

    The Hall Ceiling

    The Hall

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