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monk

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Originally constructed in 1849 by the Earl of Dudley to accommodate miners blinded in the numerous local coal mines. The miners rejected the Earl's charity, and the buildings remained empty until 1871, when they were taken over by local chainmaker Joseph Guest and turned into a hospital. The hospital's accident and emergency department closed in 1983 and was relocated to Russells Hall hospital. A new horseshoe-shaped extension was opened in 2003, but the old buildings - including the out-patients department - remained in use until October 2007. Most of the buildings are due to be retained owing to their historic importance, though some of the less significant structures are set to be demolished, and it has been speculated for some time that houses will be built there, although nothing definite has yet been confirmed.
I always thought it was grim up north, i was wrong, plenty of sun and plenty explores, you lot are spoilt up there ;).

Nice little mooch this one, some parts reminded me CMH at times, also the hydro pool and gym was a surprise, mainly because id never looked at any reports on this place before.
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The Lone Ranger

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Nicely done :thumb

The boiler house is also worth a look here, pretty sure it also connects to the main building by a service tunnel.
 

clebby

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It's a good one actually, proper old school inside. Did the PIRs flash at you? When I went back in June I chose to ignore them which didn't end well!
 

majg18

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Some great shots! Loving the look of the staircase in the last pic! Have a thing for stair cases and I don't know why ha

Going here Monday, wish me luck!
 

dweeb

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Aye the men there are none too happy when you get caught!

I miss the days of being given a centenary book when you got caught!
 

majg18

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Could you be more specific. What time?
A reliable source tells me that security watch Judge Rinder mid afternoon so you may have a window of oppurtunity around that time.
I ended up watching Judge Rinder with them!

Explore failed....
 

TranKmasT

"You BOY!
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I ended up watching Judge Rinder with them!

Explore failed....
Bad luck dude.
**UPDATE** 4 big white porta cabins have landed outside, probably site offices. So everyone remember to flash your CSCS cards and sign in when you arrive on site.;)
 

DubbedNavigator

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That looks really old from the front, and deceivingly modern on the inside. Shame really, still looks a good wander though.
 

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