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Report - - Barrow Gurney Mental Hospital, Bristol, jan 2012 | Asylums and Hospitals | 28DaysLater.co.uk

Report - Barrow Gurney Mental Hospital, Bristol, jan 2012



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visited with obscurity and Mrs obs ...

a little history ...
The hospital was first built between 1934-1937 with the first patients being admitted in 1938. Barrow was built in a more modern style than the nearby Bristol Lunatic Asylum - The Glenside, which was a huge imposing Victorian building built in the 1850's. Barrow was made up of lots of smaller buildings in a colony style.During World War II the hospital was requisitioned by the British government as use as a Naval Hospital. In 1946 the Navy left and the hospital finally reverted back to its intentional use in late 1948...

on with the pics ..

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thanks for looking :)
 

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