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Report - West Park, 22/02/08

Discussion in 'Asylums and Hospitals' started by Oxygen Thief, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. Oxygen Thief

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    Explored with The Riddlers.

    Saw loads of new stuff, which we kind of concentrated on.

    A few pics of the day...

    The hairdressers. Quite large, hair dye and rollers everywhere...

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    Map room is now open...

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    There's lots of old documents and contracts in there, and I'm sure some gems will turn up in the future.

    Down to the laundry, the plaque is still there...

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    The memorial reads...

    "In Memory Of Nathaniel Heckford MD, MRCS.
    Born in Calcutta April 1842.
    Died 14th December 1871.
    Aged 29.
    He Founded This Institution At His Own Cost In A Warehouse At Ratcliff Cross
    January 28 1868

    HE LIVED FOR IT

    And Died A Few Days After The Site Of This Building Was Purchased By The Committee Of Management Of This Hospital.

    In Memory Also of
    Sarah Heckford
    (Widow Of The Above)
    Who Shared With Her Husband In All The
    Trials and Anxieties Associated With The
    Early History Of This Hospital
    And Died 18th April 190?

    and someones been trying to recreate my front room !...

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    Hmmm you might not have seen this before... the clothing store...

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    and it's basement...

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    There's some tents, a rucsac and Scouting stuff in there...

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    Looking into the former main hall. Note the fake stained glass...

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    Pikey damage...

    Look at the tiles removed and stacked up...

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    and the missing lead...

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    Finally, the dentists...

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    Re: West Park, 22/02/08 - REPORT

    The plaque refers to this...

     
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