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Report - Kingsway Psychiatric Hospital (Derby Borough Asylum) - Oct - 2010

Discussion in 'Asylums and Hospitals' started by georgie, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. georgie

    georgie He Never Even Got There
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    Date founded: 1884
    Date opened: 1888
    Location: Kingsway, Rowditch, Derby, Derbyshire
    Architect(s): B.S. Jacobs of Hull
    Layout: Corridor (Courtyard) Plan

    some history on the place http://www.bygonederbyshire.co.uk/s...provision/article-1737682-detail/article.html

    county asylums externals of it http://www.countyasylums.com/mentalasylums/kingsway02.htm

    very clean and tidy in most parts could have ate my dinner off the floor if i had any with me

    we spent hours inside and im pretty sure we covered everything

    explored with kevsy21 and WIMR

    also bumped into kook and jst whilst inside (good to meet you chaps) and thanks to kook who gave us a really funny moment by stepping in someones poo after we had all warned eachother about nearly slipping on it....ha ha jeez it stunk

    also thanks to DHL for his help on this and the cat crept in aswell

    didnt get many externals given the circumstances of the explore this one is the female sick and infirm ward and the recreation hall and cinema to the right
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    one of the many courtyards in this place
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    this is the best i could come up with this hall pic the sun was really bright and burned most of the pics
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    directly underneath the rec hall was this other hall/cinema...im pretty sure it still had projectors but access to the projector room was from the outside and it was locked
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    the courtyard Restaurant
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    and the last day of service
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    last but not least the mortuary 2 fridges in total one said foster on it ??? the other bodies feet first
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    #1 georgie, Oct 23, 2010
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2010

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