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Report - St Josephs Seminary, Upholland - April 2016

Discussion in 'Residential Sites' started by GRONK, May 6, 2016.

  1. GRONK

    GRONK 28DL Regular User
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    April 2016

    Visited with @Shimmy5305, the place has been done to death recently but we thought we'd stop in on the way back from another location. It seems like secca have given up on the place as it has been trashed to hell since my last visit. We spent a good few hours in there and still missed loads.

    St Joseph’s Seminary at Upholland opened in 1883, the first phase was built to a design by James O’Bryne. Set amongst a backdrop of copse and wildwood amidst gently sloping fields, the buildings are flanked with rough-hewn stone. An upper and lower lake are separated by a gentle and soothing waterfall. The 150 acres of land the seminary is built upon had been purchased at auction in 1877. The grandeur of the chapels, meeting rooms, fixtures and fittings was unbelievable. The seminary was closed during WW1 and reopened in 1919 along with a junior seminary. The second phase of construction commenced in 1923. The design was in a different style to the original buildings, however it was equally as grand. Landscaped gardens and sports facilities were also completed by 1927. A new chapel was added in 1930 along with 14 sub chapels. The final addition to the site was a science block........ But I'm sure everyone knows this by now. ;)



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  2. Bolts

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    Nicely done, good to see a different shot of the piano
     
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  3. GRONK

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    Cheers mate, I always like to be original. ;)
     
  4. The Amateur Wanderer

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    Nice pics there fella
     
  5. Coolboyslim

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    Gronk nice one m8ty some lovely shots there. Thx
     
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    Nice gronk was it not as eventful as last time haha
     
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    Have they given up here now, place is a shadow of its former self
     
  8. Lavino

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    Wonder where all the benches from the chapel have gone
     
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    i was just wondering that !
     
  10. GRONK

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    Sadly, I can give it a very good guess.
     
  11. BrainL

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    There is still secca on here and the alarms are usually still on as well.. we bumped into him on the way out a month or so ago.. his words were "nobody gets in when Im on shift, its like cat and mouse with me" even though I'd been in there 4 hours :)
     
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