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Report - Barnes Convalescent Hospital/Cheadle Royal Nurses 16/04/07

Discussion in 'Asylums and Hospitals' started by cass, Apr 20, 2007.

  1. cass

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    Took a day out with romanian1 and userscott, we did three sites, these two and
    Cheadle Bleachworks (which I will post in Industrial). I know the report is a little delayed but I have been waiting to be able to develop the photo's.

    Barnes Convalescent Hospital
    Access was easy, pretty much just squeezed through a gap in the fence and made a mad dash for the doors. The building itself is an impressive site however I was disappointed with the interiors. We were obviously a bit late and the place had been gutted.

    Only a few photo's as I haven't finished developing, but these are my favourites.

    Straight in and up the stairs, loved the way the light was spilling in through the massive windows:

    Headed for the Clocktower, as it seemed the most interesting destination. Was harder to find than expected however. Me and userscott climbed up, a little worrying as the ladder is coming away from the wall and to get to the top 'floor' required balancing up a strange ladder-type thing and plunging our hands into 4 inches of pigeon droppings.

    Looking up from the top floor of the clocktower. There were carefully placed ladders to the very top, but we didn't dare. I wonder which daring group from here made it up there ;)

    I was hoping to see a mortuary slab but we didn't manage to find it.

    Cheadle Royal Nurses Home

    Very much burnt out and destroyed - I didn't find this building particularly captivating. Didn't take many pictures in there either as my film ran out. However, I do have one I will add later, but adding this bit in so romanian1 can stick his pics up.

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  2. romanian1

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    Re: Report: Barnes Convalescent Hospital/Cheadle Royal Nurses 16/04/07

    It was nice to finally strike this place off the list with it being so close to home even if i didnt make it up the tower myself.
    One of the better remaining features
    Scott up what i assume was the belltower
    Main corridor


  3. romanian1

    romanian1 Guest

    Re: Report: Barnes Convalescent Hospital/Cheadle Royal Nurses 16/04/07

    Moving onto the nurses home and mostly moodily lit dark stuff here, the lighting in here with the sun streaming through open windows and the metal boards was really nice.






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