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Report - Leicester Borough Asylum (Towers Hospital)

Discussion in 'Asylums and Hospitals' started by Goldie87, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. Goldie87

    Goldie87 28DL Regular User
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    Thought I had posted more pics up of the Towers, but can't see that I have, so here they are! Security was always interesting, for a long time there were dogs left running loose inside the place. Later the dogs went but security patrolled a lot, however they seemed quite deaf/blind! Had some great comedy moments there with security :D These pics were taken some time ago, its changed quite a bit since then!

    The Leicester Borough Lunatic Asylum was opened in 1869. The name "Towers Hospital" was acquired in 1947. The later male side and nurses home is still in use.

    Main entrance at female side

    City arms on main hall

    Side of female wards

    Back of female side

    Corridor leading to male side

    Female wards

    Corridor from front door


    Notice in ward

    Top floor ward



    Found in builders rubbish, list of patients from 1880s!

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