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Report - High Royds, Lunatic Asylum-March 15


28DL Full Member
28DL Full Member
High Royds
Hi guys
so this is one that is close to home for me and one that to be honest for a while I believed to have been completely knocked down till it resurfaced on OS.
Visited a few times with Raztafarian.
The hospital is located within in Leeds and was first opened on 8 October 1888 as the West riding pauper lunatic asylum. The hospital closed in 2003 and the site has since been developed for residential use, some of which is in the old hospital buildings.
Also my grandad used to deliver meat to high royds and has told me some really intereting storys of how they would pull out patients teeth to stop them trying to bite people pretty grim if you ask me.
Only a short one but anyway enjoy...










28DL Full Member
28DL Full Member
yeah its really the only bit left everything else has been converted or knocked down unfortunately would have loved to have seen the morgue and the rest :( but thanks :)


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I love these lunatic asylums - don't you too @tumbles ? So mental, such asylum

EDIT: whoever made that change - legend.
Lunatic Asylum, Lunatic Asylum, Lunatic Asylum, Lunatic Asylum
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