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  1. UrbexTreasure

    Report - Kesteven County Asylum (Rauceby Mental Hospital) - Lincolnshire - Nov 2020

    The History: The hospital was designed by George Thomas Hine and construction started in 1897 and was concluded five years later when the institution opened in 1902. Kesteven County Council oversaw the hospital and it was renamed the Kesteven Mental Hospital in 1924 and then again in 1933 as...
  2. iiellsush

    General - Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth

    At this point I’m sure you’ve all read about Talgarth hospital / asylum so I won’t ramble on about it’s history I just wanted to tell my story and experience visiting. opening in 1903 and closing in 1999 the building has since stood dormant with empty walls and falls slowing crumbling over time...
  3. ALW Exploration

    Report - Ridge Lea Hospital, Lancashire - August 2021

    This annex of the nearby Lancaster Moor Hospital was opened in 1916 as a Ladies Villa, intended for lucrative private lady patients who required superior accommodation compared with that available in the main Lancaster Moor Hospital. Lancaster Moor hospital opened in 1816 and closed for mental...
  4. Markknights94

    Report - Murray Royal Hospital, Perth - June 2021

    First opening its doors in 1828, the James Murray Lunatic Asylum is an astounding building. Over the decades, the asylum was expanded as it succeeded as an establishment. In 1948 it became part of the NHS, however by the 80s, such a large building was no longer needed and it slowly went into...
  5. ForgottenBuildings

    Report - Manicomio Di R - May. 2019

    History: Located somewhere in a small town on the Italian countryside lays this former mental institution. Containing over 8 buildings in total this institute was a complete complex on itself. It even contained a power station generating electricity and heat for the facility. One building in...
  6. AlikaiCoxy

    Report - Thorpe St. Andrew's Hospital, Norwich - June 2021

    Aaaaaagh! First Report Time! - Please leave some constructive criticism for me! - Also, please correct me if I have any information incorrect! History The original hospital building, opened in 1814, was designed by Francis Stone. In 1849, John Brown designed and built the wings to the ward...
  7. Katie Jaydee

    Report - Kenmore Asylum - Australia - September 2020

    Kenmore Asylum in Goulburn, Australia History Kenmore Asylum is a heritage-listed decommissioned psychiatric hospital located in Goulburn, a town in NSW Australia. It opened in 1895 and didn't shut down until the early 2000s. The asylum began with a small intake of only a few dozens patients...
  8. drkNinja

    Hello from Stratford, London

    Hi all! I recently moved into Stratford from a small rural town near Hertfordshire. I've been practising parkour semi-professionally for around 15 years now and it's led me on some incredible, breathtaking explorations. From abandoned asylums, old caving systems on the South Coast and several...
  9. Itsmacorlee

    Report - St Andrew’s Asylum, Norfolk - April 2021

    Hello everyone!! Firstly let me introduce myself! I’m Macorlee and I’m from Suffolk! I moved here in September 2020 from the Lake District and I’m overwhelmed by all the beauty in the abandoned buildings here! I’d also like to add how much I like and respect this website for the protection of...
  10. warpaint

    Report - West Park Hospital, Epsom - November 2011

    So a decade later, I've finally decided to post some of my splores from years gone by! This was my first ever explore back in 2011... An oldie, but goldie - Once a well visited gem... West Park Hospital was based in Epsom, Surrey. Construction started in 1913, and officially opened on 20 June...
  11. MK83

    Report - Ridge Lea Hospital, Lancaster - March 2021

    History - During the nineteenth century Lancaster became a provincial centre for the treatment of mental illness. In 1809 it was decided that the proposed County Lunatic Asylum would be built at Lancaster; a recognition of Lancaster’s status as the county town. Lancaster Moor Hospital was...
  12. xjb95x

    Report - Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth - November 2020

    First post and first proper explore - hope I do this right. Went to Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth(formerly known as Brecon and Radnor Joint Counties Lunatic Asylum) today. We had driven past before but didn’t have the time to stop and have a proper look. From reading other people’s reports I was...
  13. LochlanMcIverPhotography

    Report - Rosslynlee Hospital, Roslin - Oct 2020

    Short wee visit to the hospital.
  14. Reesree

    Report - St George's Asylum, Morpeth - May 2014

    Explored a couple of years ago so pics aren't recent. Hospital Name: St. George’s Hospital Previous Names: Northumberland County Asylum, Morpeth Asylum, Northumberland County Mental Hospital Location: Morpeth, Northumberland Status: Disused, Mostly demolished Opened: 16th March 1859 Closed...
  15. Tom Ellis

    Report - Hellingly Hospital, East Sussex - June 2020

    I finally had the opportunity to check out the remains of the famous Hellingly asylum popularized through Joe Weller's exploration series. We pulled up into the car park outside the Church that used to be apart of the complex. We got out and then looked for an entrance to no success except for...
  16. cnhughes0

    Report - Mid Wales Hospital, Talgarth - February 2020

    When I first mentioned to my friends who are involved in the urban exploring community and have been for a while, most recommendations where “go to Talgarth asylum and have a look - you’ll soon know if this is for you”. Well, that’s exactly what I did... not for long, due to being stopped by the...
  17. Yoshimitsu93

    Report - Selly Oak Hospital & Library, Birmingham - Jan 2020

    Hey, this is our first explore.. go easy on us! Any feedback appreciated! So we decided to check out Selly Oak’s infamous abandoned hospital, (Me and @Narg1992). A lot of this site has been knocked down over time and has now become a thriving housing estate.. which obviously causes some...
  18. CatfishCKY

    Report - Hellingly East Sussex County Asylum, Hailsham - Dec 2007 to June 2009

    In the midst of this lock-down madness, we are all unable to get out and get exploring like we used to; so a lot of us are revisiting memories past. Having recently registered again, I am in the process of uploading some of my adventures again, and today I bring you Hellingly East Sussex County...
  19. UrbexGem.

    Report - Ridge Lea Hospital, Lancaster - 2018-2020

    First of all I apologise that these aren’t in any particular order and poor quality (iPhone). I couldn’t find any posts on here with pictures from inside, so thought I’d post mine from several visits. There isn’t a lot documented about Ridge Lea, but it was a mental health unit/asylum close to...
  20. Joshrowlands

    Report - North Wales Hosptial, Denbigh - February 2020

    Disclaimer: I don’t do reports very often and all photos are taken on an iPhone. It’s just really to show people who might have never been or are wondering the current state. History: it’s been done to the death on here so I won’t go in to detail it’s also well documented all over the internet...
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