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  1. fastchrisuk

    Report - Rauceby Hospital, Quarrington - June 2023

    Yesterday we visited Rauceby Asylum in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. I'd never been before and on our tour of urbex sites around Lincolnshire, this place was at the top of the "to do" list. Rauceby Hospital, also known as Kesteven County Asylum, is a long since closed mental institution in Sleaford...
  2. Wastelandr

    Report - St. John's Hospital, Lincolnshire - March & April 2023

    The History St. John's Hospital began life in August 1852 when it opened as Lincolnshire County Asylum as one of the first-wave Victorian county asylums built in response to the 1845 Lunacy Act. It is constructed from pale local stone in an Italianate renaissance-inspired style, and is quite...
  3. Pixels

    Report - RAF Stenigot, Remaining Radar Dish - June 2020

    I'd had this location in mind for a long time, and regretfully never took the opportunity to visit before three of the four dishes were removed for scrap in October 2018. Although this is a real shame, I was pleased to discover that there was in fact one dish that had been retained. I couldn't...
  4. Crissisdecon

    Report - Nocton Hall and RAF Nocton Hospital - Summer 2019

    Explore: access to Nocton hall can be a bit varied, although it is not very overlooked in most parts and there doesnt really seem to be any security, the fences are well maintained and any holes are normally patched. after a bit of walking around we managed to find easy access (albeit through a...
  5. Crissisdecon

    Report - The Ropery Inn Pub (Lincolnshire)

    History: this pub has been in business for around 100 years, although there is very little history about the building there are pictures online from the 1940's of the building during a flood. The Ropery inn was closed due to fire damage, when the building caught fire around 15 firemen arrived...
  6. Crissisdecon

    Report - Gainsborough All Girls School

    History: (taken from HughieD) Gainsborough’s Lea Road Infant's School was built and opened on 3rd May 1906 replacing the Bridge Road and Hickman Street Schools. Initially (the first three decades of its life) it was an infants’ (up to age 7) school. In August 1930 it re-organised to accommodate...
  7. Ellliotttt

    Report - Hoval Boiler Factory, Lincoln (July 2018)

    History I couldn't find much history online about this place other than it was owned and operated by a Liechtenstein based Boiler Making company called Hoval. It was closed in 2014 after a few years of unsustainable losses for the company. They decided to shut this factory down and focus on...