Designed 1910 by G. T. Hine and H Carter Pegg. W. K. Howell, architect. Site purchased 1856. Whitecroft Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridgeshire B. Plummer, new blocks at E and W ends connected by corridor Won by Mr Wallett, seems to have been an apothecary at Bethlem Hospital. Hellesdon Hospital, Norwich Historic England Archives, BF102260 (demolished) The hospital closed in 1991 and all the hospital buildings demolished some years later. Manchester Lunatic Asylum [15], Alan Franey ran the hospital from 1989 to 1997, having been recommended for the post by his friend Jimmy Savile. Provided accommodation for 1,154 inmates. Historic England Archives, BF102553 1877 large wing from male and smaller for females Purchased site and asked County Architect, John Howison, to prepare plans. 1914-16 isolation hospital, mortuary and workshops Brandesburton Hospital, Humberside Two detached houses for medical officers Three ‘ranks’ of patients according to their means. 1908-13 enlarged, Warley Hospital, Brentwood In 1848 a new asylum was designed by Thomas Fulljames, of Gloucester and built in 1849-52 to the north of Abergavenny for the counties of Monmouth, Hereford, Brecon and Radnor with the City of Hereford. 1891-1904 adds and imps by R. J. Thomas included two new wings, addl transepts to chapel, enlarging recreation hall. Held to be something of a model asylum at this time. 1901 isolation hospital, iron construction, Rainhill Hospital, St Helens, Merseyside 1888 transferred to London County Council Middlesex Colony for Mental Defectives Work began in 1929 and continued until 1936 to designs by the County Architect W. T. Curtis. The hospital closed in 1999, and has since been converted to housing with a large housing development to the south. In 1779 had purchased nearby asylum, Laverstock House, also had two in London, Kensington House, the and The Retreat, King’s Road. Two storeys. He also questioned the need for galleries, and asked for advice on the means of ventilation. Historic England Archives, BF100438 1900 alts and adds by A. J. Similar plan to Wakefield etc with octagonal pivots. 1900 workshops with dormitories above two blocks linked by corridor to main building 200 beds. Block plan and perspective from The Builder. Historic England Archives, BF101370 1915 isolation hospital 1863 ditto It also renamed the hospital Broadmoor Institution. [4], After the escape in 1952 of John Straffen, who murdered a local child, the hospital set up an alarm system, which is activated to alert people in the vicinity, as well as the public including those in the surrounding towns of Sandhurst, Wokingham, Bracknell and Bagshot, when any potentially dangerous patient escapes. Historic England Archives, BF101286 1876 wings added 1896-1914 detached villas 1908 opened. Built 1867-73 as Northern Counties Idiiots Asylum Opened 25 July 1859, designed by H. E. Kendall. 1912 adds to farm buildings George Fowler Jones of York appointed architect, he had recently designed Cambridgeshire Asylum, Fulbourn. Separate wards, for different classes, noisy at end of building. A Spider-block of EMS hutted wards was added during Second World War, c.1942. Cambridgeshire Asylum Designed in 1855 by George Fowler-Jones. [27], Meanwhile, the trust allowed ITV to film a two-part documentary within Broadmoor in 2014. Aerial photographs from Health Authority, show a very attractive building. First section opened in 1938. Meles side similar 1892-1900 ext John W Dyson competition judged by Hine. Historic England Archives, BF102001 1841 chapel Building commenced on the Bucks County Asylum in 1850 to the designs of David Brandon (perhaps with T. H. Wyatt) and opened in 1852. Soss Moss Hospital, Warford, Cheshire Three storeys high. 1912 Farm Colon in course of erection 1881 East Lodge block completed Copy in file. A Y-plan ?nurses’ home also survives, but there is much new development on the large site. Catherine Zeta Jones was treated in Silver Hill psychiatric hospital, near New Canaan, Connecticut, for manic depression in 2011. 1883-4 annex, jolly looking plan Hospital covered in The Builder, also an opening brochure. Originally designed for 1,100-1,200 patients but later extended for 2,000. Sort of flat échelon plan. 1934 Assistant Medical Officers residence, tenders W. H. Burton, architect It cost £20, 426 to build. The sheer number of abandoned mental asylums in the uk is outstanding. Meanwood Park Hospital, Leeds Was threatened with closure and partial demolition. Historic England Archives, BF101200 1931 Nurses Home, St Lawrence’s Hospital, Bodmin 1929 Medical Superintendent’s house, Cheadle Royal Hospital, Manchester Borocourt Hospital, Oxfordshire Accommodation comprises large dormitory on one side of gallery and singe rooms on other. The Mental Health Act 1959 saw Rampton recategorized as a Special Hospital and the Ministry of Health assumed responsibility (this was later taken over by the Department of Health and Social Services). [50][51], A Department of Health investigation led by former barrister Kate Lampard into Savile's activities at Broadmoor and other hospitals and facilities in England,[52] with Bill Kirkup leading the Broadmoor aspects,[53] reported in 2014 that Savile had use of a personal set of keys to Broadmoor from 1968 to 2004 (not formally revoked until 2009), with full unsupervised access to some wards. Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester [12] Many of its patients are sent to it via the criminal justice system,[13] and its original design brief incorporated an essence of addressing criminality in addition to mental illness; however, the layout inside and the daily routine are designed to assist the therapy practised there rather than to meet the criteria necessary for it to be run along the lines of a prison in its daily functions. This guide looks at hospital healthcare in the UK and lists some of the best hospitals in the UK, ... are detained under the Mental Health Act; are on temporary release from an institution; You can use the NHS search tool to search for hospitals in the UK, consultants, surgical procedures, and departments. (can’t find notes). 1881 chapel H. Martin later additions. Plans in Essex Record Office 1929 and 1934. Middleton Hall Nursing Home, Darlington David Lewis left the majority of his fortune to be used for the benefit of the working classes of Liverpool and Manchester. 1865 Chapel Historic England Archives, BF100291 Historic England Archives, BF100610 Nice architect’s perspective and block plan in The Builder [5 Feb 1937, p.318]. Competition held, won in 1896 by Crisp, Oatley and Skinner, for 400 patients with expansion for 600. 1861 new recreation room designed by Henry Rowe, and Wyvern House, 100 female patients. Typically the asylum was virtually self-sufficient, with its own farm, large kitchens, stores, and bakery, boiler house and three water towers. 1907-38 hospital block and several villas: Cassidy House (1907), Campbell House (1909), De Vitre House (1912), Ladies Villa (1916), Gaskell House (1938). reply | flag * message 11: by Meaghan (new) Feb 22, 2012 09:52AM. 1867 ext pages 155, 156. Extended in 1849, 1850s (John Brown architect), who also designed an unusual octagonal chapel built there in 1856-9. Historic England Archives, BF102304 Runwell Hospital chapel photographed around 2005-8. Historic England Archives, BF102204 Wilkinson to south of kitchen ‘virtually a second asylum block’ corresponding male wing begun 1887. 1911-12 villas for private patients Barnwood House Lunatic Asylum, Gloucester [45][46][47], After an ITV1 documentary Exposure: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile in October 2012, allegations of sexual abuse by Savile were made or re-made by former patients and staff. LCC Epileptic Colony 1898 LCC decided to establish working colony for male epileptics. List of top 25 best hospitals in Scotland ! 1863 dining hall built and 3 new blocks The present buildings, which accom over 400 patients, will be adapted for female patients and the extension devoted entirely for male patients. 1835 competition for design: 70 patients, 50 paupers and 20 private. West Ham and Poplar Colony for Mental Defectives Cumberland and Westmoreland County Asylum Site selected 1856, and building commenced 1858. [26], A new head of security was appointed in March 2013, John Hourihan, who had thirty years' experience at Scotland Yard and had worked as a bodyguard for members of the royal family. The Coppice Hospital, Notts c.1866 new detached Medical Superintendent’s house Monkton Hall Hospital, Jarrow 400-450 beds. 1888 isolation hospital built, converted to a villa in 1897 1877-82 new ward wings, epiletptics blocks, isolation hospital (plan in file) detached chapel. Established for the feeble minded, idiots and imbeciles of Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire. 1877 detached infirmary Lamb and Church architects. 1897 extensions Royal Earlswood Hospital closed in 1997, main buildings converted into apartments with new blocks of flats and a housing development built on site, the development was named Royal Earlswood Park. 1859-61 chapel The paupers at Plympton were described as “the refuse of the workhouses” Historic England Archives, BF100299 Kesteven County asylum Decided to build 1846 for 300 patients. Second phase 1887-90. 1882-5 Recreation hall built and central block virtually rebuilt Derbyshire County Lunatic Asylum 1849-51, designed by Henry Duesbury. Lancashire County Asylum Comprises school, headmaster’s house and four villas grouped around a green. Naburn Hospital, Fulford, York This was proposed many years ago, but for some reason or other it fell through’, By 1915 OS appears as disused, but was still in operation 1903. Warford Hall, Cheshire 1923 erecting padded room. Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Site purchased and building commenced 1869, official opening 1873, though partly occupied since June 1872. 1913 Derby Home opened As a child, Emma Henderson struggled to find the language to describe her sister to the world. 1832 opened. Superseded by St Nicholas’s Hospital in 1860s. St Andrew’s Hospital, Northampton Ext 1854-7 alts and adds attic storey J. Harris. Paintings in Hospitals is an arts in health charity with 60 years of experience, providing art and activities for 180+ healthcare and social care organisations. Opened in 1899 for 576 patients. Historic England Archives, BF101238 Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. It is managed by the West London NHS Trust. Ills in BN 1907. I took the asylums, and, in order to make sense of this deluge of information, I made brief notes on each site, with the approximate date of foundation, design and construction, later additions and alterations, what sort of information was in the file in terms of plans and/or photographs, and usually a snap judgment about its architectural interest. Not completed until 1823. 1888-1891 built, initially for 200 later 400 patients. Designed for 1,115 with provision for extension to 1,275. 1864 laundry Portsmouth Borough Lunatic Asylum Designed by George Rake of Portsmouth, built 1875-9, pavilion plan, Byzantine-Gothic style. St Catherine’s Hospital, Doncaster Wings were added to either side of house and a winter garden erected in garden grounds. Built by the Lancashire and Cheshire Society for the Permanent Care of the Feebleminded, to designs by W. G. Higginbottom. High Royds Hospital, Menston, West Yorkshire East Riding Lunatic Asylum Built 1868-71, C. H. Howell to replace asylum at Clifton which it shared with North Riding. This is also one of the biggest UK hospitals as well as one of the oldest having been operational since the 1830s. Ashfield House, Bradford In 1904 plans under consideration for main institution for further 600 patients. 1904-7 Leicester and Rutland, designed by S. P. Pick of Everard, Son and Pick of Leicester. On the colony plan, and unusually with some Moderne touches, enhanced by white-painted render, amidst the Neo-Georgian generally insisted upon by the Board of Control. Work began 1892 and it opened 1897. Site acquired two miles south of the city. Plan reproduced in Hine’s RIBAJ article. Historic England Archives, BF100818 Historic England Archives, BF100397 St Audry’s Hospital, Melton, Suffolk 1903 two chronic blocks added, G. T. Hine More fireproof construction, Fox Barrett system. Historic England Archives, BF101405 10 best UK universities for nursing Save ... you'll be able to study on the job, with placements at world-famous London hospitals (e.g. 1880 ‘about to erect’ 616 patients, opened 1882, to serve borough and district. 1878 two additional ward blocks completed. A block plan of 1903 by A. J. Davis from County Record Office. Six ward wings. Norfolk County Asylum People can agree to an admission to hospital if their psychiatrist recommends that this is the best could of care and treatment. Historic England Archives, BF100241 Closed March 1995, site sold to Alliance and Leicester. First proposed in 1788 as part of the general hospital, the scheme got off the ground in 1810 when about £9,000 had been raised and the building opened in 1812. 1936 admissions hospital, Kingsway House, opened 1938. The three UK special hospitals, including Rampton, were managed through the Special Hospitals … 1872 first portion erected with 50 beds, two storeys. 1844 Select Committee Report, back-to-back cells, small airing courts. 1863 Chapel Post was not sent - check your email addresses! 1895 opened 1903 North House for 70 patients, Central Hospital, Hatton, Warwickshire Sandhill Park Hospital, Bishop’s Lydeard, Somerset I've got depression/mild bipolar and have been in mental hospitals a few times. 1884 chapel Wm Crozier Hine considered it similar to Gloucester with improvements in the way of centralization and arrangement of corridors, and reproduced the plan in his RIBAJ article. You make a good point, and I will give it some thought. RCHME photographed the brick villas. 1782-4, new building, George Dane the younger, architect, costing £40,000. Flat échelon plan. 1893 children’s block, 1898 infirmary wings added at either end Historic England Archives, BF101152 Very similar to Fairmile Hospital, Cholsey. 1871 Hospital block, as Martin Bulmer. The plan was a modification of Hine’s échelon-plan at Claybury Asylum in Essex (now in the London Borough of Redbridge). 1856 new pauper wing planned Today it is the most well-known high-security psychiatric hospital in England, housing many infamous criminals. 1880 ditto See post Repton Park, formerly Claybury Hospital. Local boy Hine is passed over here, designed by E. P. Hooley, the county surveyor, on an échelon plan. Opened in 1806 as a purpose built asylum, run by Dr Edward Long Fox. Original building converted to housing, remainder largely demolished. Plans for a recreation hall to be added. Bethlem Hospital, London 1929-30 Medical Superintendent’s house It was enlarged and altered before opening in 1829. 1935 tenders for two parole villas and two convalescent villas. 1886 Medical Superintendent’s house rebuilt after fire 1930 new ward block, 100 patients, Gotch & Saunders, Holloway Sanatorium, Egham, Surrey Formerly seems to have belonged to Charles’s father, Dr William Finch. 1883 wing added by R. J. and J. Goodacre of Leicester 1937 chapel T. Walker, Closed 1995, and subsquently converted into housing. The Royal Edinburgh is one of the most historically important hospitals in Scotland, playing a key role in the development of treating mental illness. New Bethlem Hospital, St George’s Fields, London Robert Griffiths of Stafford was commissioned to propare plans for an asylum at Little Burlton, north-west of Hereford. 1814 sub committee to look after asylum fund. Finally erected for just 300, within six months full. Built in 1811-14 to designs by Francis Stone. 1932 major staff housing estate 50 semi-detached houses 1677 - 1815 AD "I think it is a very hard case for a man to be locked up in an asylum and kept there; you may call it anything you like, but it is a prison." Good example of its type. 1924 permanent shelter for open air treatment at female infirmary (temporary one on male infirmary previous year, planned to replace with permanent one. 1811 site purchased and work began early in the following year. Located in Bedford, this hospital has been around since the 1890s and has 400 beds. Carlton Hayes Hospital, Narborough Warwickshire County Asylum 1938 George Oatley advising on recasting plan and making additions Detached private patients block. 1897 new wing completed Charles Dorman, 1927 admission unit S. F. Harris opened ‘Wantage House’ It was completed in 1871, and opened in 1872. T. C. Hine (George’s pa) 1857-9 registered hospital to attract private patients. Bromham Colony for Mental Defectives. The era of old lunatic asylums is over as many of the modern psychiatric hospitals were closed down during the late 20th century, as the British society shunned the practice of isolating people suffering from mentally illness in secure institutions. 1) Northumberland, Tyne … The hospital remained empty for many years after closure in about 1990. 1884 new workshop block, mortuary etc plans approved completed 1888 Huntercombe Hospital – Edinburgh At this date subscribers bought out by City and County and it became an asylum for 400 paupers. In 1993, after fieldwork had stopped, the six investigators who carried out the survey from three RCHME offices, at York, Cambridge and London, met up to exchange files so that we could each concentrate on a different hospital type. Historic England Archives, BF100544 During the First World War Broadmoor's block 1 was also used as a Prisoner-of-war camp, called Crowthorne War Hospital, for mentally ill German soldiers. 1900 tenders being invited for ‘hospital and two cottages’ at Storthes Hall asylum, J. V. Edwards, County Surveyor. Historic England Archives, BF100523 1885 detached hospital ‘The Home’ Chapel linked to main complex by a corridor. Historic England Archives, BF101236 Historic England Archives, BF101579 Notes described her as being 'feeble minded'. Historic England Archives, BF100362 New asylum opened January 1902. Forston House, Charminster, Dorset i was wondering if anyone knew any famous mental hospitals? A good example of a county asylum built at the end of the 19th century on the échelon plan. Plans in Hampshire Record Office. The David Lewis Centre, Cheshire Additions were made in 1956, with two single-storey villas  (one male one female) and one two-storey villa (for male patients). 1903 admin block ‘Passmore Edwards House’ des by Charles Grieve 1873 J. Oldrid Scott designed extension for 40 patients Frequency 2 posts / day Blog Jump to navigation Jump to search. Intended as a colony for 1,000 inmates. Her first suicide attempt 10 years earlier landed her at McLean psychiatric hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, which she famously chronicled in The Bell Jar. Originally thought it should be for 100 patients and that about a quarter would be private patients, and should be centrally situated. It was also one of the first hospitals to receive victims from the 9/11 attacks. The Builder description ‘on a scale suitable to various classes of society, with entertaining rooms, corridors for exercise…’ Second class patients had ‘a comfortable private bedroom, and the common use of a handsome gallery, sitting room, library, dining and billiard room, on the male side and the same on the female side, substituting a music room and drawing room for the library and billiard room’ Higher class patients had ‘eight distinct suites of apartments’ with apartments for a private attendant or servant, communicating with a private garden. The York team covered the north, the Cambridge team the centre and south-west, while Colin Thom and I covered the south-east quarter from London, although towards the end of the project we also visited sites in the West Midlands, Staffordshire, and Avon. Isolation hospital, and admin extended. Historic England Archives, BF102109 No hopeless cases. 1906 tenders for second part of main institution. 1841-3 High Building (dem. Sunderland Borough Asylum Historic England Archives, BF100458 1879 mortuary and pm room The U.S. had the most hospitals awarded, with 300, and U.S. hospitals are also recognized with a best in state award. 1888 large male dormitory block One result of the closure of mental hospitals was a growing anxiety, sparked by a small number of well-publicised cases, about the danger of releasing seriously mentally ill patients into the community. 10 years ago what are some famous mental hospitals? Northampton General Lunatic Asylum Established for both paupers and private patients. Plan very like Wakefield, Glasgow etc with octagon and central stair and wings off it. Decided to build new asylum 1853. 1861? Plymouth Borough Lunatic Asylum, now sensitively converted to housing, some demolition.Competition held for design 1886 architects placed third given commission because they were the cheapest. She is among the famous celebrities who received mental … The house was adapted and opened in July 1928. [Builder, 30 Sept 1854, pp.510-11], Winterton Hospital, Sedgefield, Durham At our second position in the list of top UK hospitals is Guy’s and St Thomas hospital NHS. 1874-7 designed by J. W. Rowell The trust reports to the NHS Executive through NHS England London. Opened 1939. Not all built, carried out in three stages. Which asylum was you Nan a patient in? Wiltshire County Pauper Lunatic Asylum Designed by T. H. Wyatt erected 1849-51 compare with Lincoln – semi-circular bits. Six two-storey villas etc built in grounds, house became admin. 1920 Nurses’ Home Paul MacAlister West Derby Lunatic Asylum Designed in 1846 by Harvey Lonsdale Elmes, who died in 1847. 1896-8, four villas built , including in 1897 home for women, paid for by Passmore Edwards (Eleanor House) designed by E. C. Shearman (on the right near entrance). 1912 three-storey wing added to north of corridor in middle of Hine’s wing of 1890s, for convalescent patients. 1924 Nurses’ Home F. J. Hodgson In 1921 it was transferred back to Hampshire County Council. For 120 patients, designed by W. F. Cross. Park Prewett Hospital, Sherborne St John Hampshire Competition was judged by C. H. Howell. So listing Mental Hospital Novels, I find utterly repugnant. National offenders management service. Admin after 1948. Corridor plan with bay windows in corridors and dayrooms with canted bay ends and some dormitories. Saxondale Hospital, Nottingham 1884 laundry residence In 2016 work was underway to redevelop the site for housing. Thank you Ana, it is always good to find out how people use the site. More than 50,000 patients were detained in mental hospitals or made subject to compulsory treatment orders in the community in 2011-12. 1891 Nurses’ Home 1847 specifications, opened 1849. Admin was demolished after Second World War bomb damage. Historic England Archives, BF101176, mostly demolished, just the central admin block and the chapel appear to have been retained, with a large housing development on the remainder of the site. c.1890 two more blocks added Broadgate Hospital, Walkington, Beverley Humberside NBR No.102626 Covered in The Builder when it opened. Transitional pavilion/échelon plan with semi-circular link corridor and pavilions off it as Cane Hill and Exeter. East Sussex Asylum Eliz style cost £39,800 stone built corridor plan 1810 new site acquired. A scheme for a colony was proposed by the Board in 1930, approved in 1931 and tenders invited in 1932. First Kent County Lunatic Asylum 1829 designs by John Whichcord, opened 1 January 1833 (St Andrew’s House). Cubitt asked to adapt the building for additional 200. [Chroniclelive report], Royal Earlswood Hospital, Surrey The union of these counties was dissolved in 1868. Established in 1858 in a converted house which was adapted by Fulljames and Waller. Standard and plain one-to-two storey buildings, similar to Harperbury etc. 1935 Admissions Hospital, nurses’ home, parole villa, doctor’s house Rapidly expanded to take 1,600 patients. 1867 Chapel men’s ward to correspond with Creslow. Durham County Lunatic Asylum Although first proposed building an asylum in 1827 no action taken until 1855. [20] Allegedly he ignored at least three sexual assaults that he had been informed about. Foundation stone laid 1817 and asylum opened in 1820. Scalebor Park Hospital [57], Journalists invading the privacy of patients or reporting false information about them have been the subject of dozens of complaints from Broadmoor. Established c.1940 for the mentally subnormal. Second Worcester Lunatic Asylum G. T. Hine c. 1902 estate purchased 1899, built 1903-7, échelon plan with zig-zag bit at south end, for 254 males and 316 females, with view to extension to 1,200 total. Chapel particularly good. A private house of c.1806 rebuilt by Josias Cocksutt a Yorkshire ironmaster. [39], The trust took possession of the first phase of the new buildings, with 16 wards and 234 beds, in May 2019. First World War USA Base Hospital 33, hutted blocks Essex County Asylum Competition for the design won by H E Kendall junior in 1849. 1888 chapel by Andrew Murray (check, Kelly gives 1898-1900 and opened 1901) 1907 two villas Pink and King 1911 site in Denmark Hill chosen and new plans commissioned from Clifford Smith. Proposed 1898. County Architect, A. L. Roberts. Opened 1852. 1917 taken over (by ?) People can also be compulsorily admitted and detained in a hospital under the Mental Health Act. The Department of Health and Ministry of Justice National Personality Disorder Strategy published in October 2011 concluded that the resources invested in the DSPD programme should instead be used in prison based treatment programmes and the DSPD service at Broadmoor was required to close by 31 March 2012. 1903 fire Historic England Archives, BF102119 Échelon plan. Whittingham Hospital, Preston Rampton State Hospital, Nottinghamshire Kent County Asylum Built in 1872-5 to designs by John Giles and Gough, originally for 870 patients. Founded 1866, appeal for funds 1868, competition for plans 1869 won by Messrs Mathew & Quilter of London. It is based on Second World War air raid sirens, and a two-tone alarm sounds across the whole area in the event of an escape. 1876-8 adds dormitories and single rooms, 32 epileptic and suicidal patients. 1928 acquired estate of St Catherin’s at Loversall to west of town. 1902-29 – isolation hospital, 1908 laundry 1931 first villa completed, nine more built between then and 1938, of one and two storeys. c.1932 admission hospital J. Wibberley Following closure the site was sold for redevelopment, much of the hospital complex was demolished, but some parts were converted to housing, including the 1905 ranges added to the south. For 144 patients. 1932 extension J. H. Morton & Son, two two-storey villas and one single-storey ward block, and further hospital, school staff housing new recreation hall (very nice) and kitchen. Opened 29 May 1814. It has been suggested by an analysis of her records that she was most likely also suffering from congenital syphilis. Learn how your comment data is processed. 1933 reconstructed. Extended 1841, with ‘end infirmaries’, and a chapel built in 1842. 1889 annex Competition won by Gough & Trollope (or Giles, Gough & Trollope). 1881-4 pauper block – Rashleigh by same architects While mental health issues are now more widely accepted and understood, there is still a lot of stigma attached to these conditions, which mainly exists out of lack of understanding. Hine & Odgers, of Plymouth. 1887 Brunton House opened Broadmoor opened as a mental institution in May 1863, and has since become synonymous with some of Britain's most notorious criminals. (did he ever award a competition to anyone other than Hine?) Mental Deficiency Colony established by 1931 by Hampshire Joint Hospitals Committee. Historic England Archives, BF100207 Historic England Archives, BF101247 best wishes, from Harriet, It is an excellent site but it would be better if it was alphabetical so you can find places with out scrolling right through it. Plan reproduced in Building News. Historic England Archives, BF102020 50 males and 100 females. 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Established by South West Yorkshire Joint Board for Mental Defectives. 1867 detached block for female patients ‘Hillside’ (convalescent females) Closed c.1881 and adapted for use as University College Physics Lab. 1907 James Diggens (?sp) Memorial Reception House opened Until this time each was responsible for maintaining its own security policies. ‘all exuberance of ornament and expensive detail is avoided’ was the claim, but the building itself rather belies that statement. 1888 new laundry old one converted to female infirmary and dormitories over, new lodge Two new ward wings added by William Moseley 1836, 1842, 1844, 1847 adds. Soon after the 1845 County Lunatic Asylums Act a committee of visitors was appointed to establish an asylum. (demolished) 1931-4 extensions, Rees & Holt, architects, to become a major mental deficiency colony. Historic England Archives, BF100511 Formerly lunatics had been accommodated at St Peter’s Hospital, which was more of an almshouse almost. His leadership was undermined by persistent rumours of sexual impropriety on the hospital grounds. Middlewood Hospital, Sheffield [14] However, nearly all staff are members of the Prison Officers' Association, as opposed to other health service unions such as UNISON and the Royal College of Nursing. Barrow Hospital. In the UK, the Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123. Historic England Archives, BF100036 Historic England Archives, BF100810 Oulton Hall Hospital, Leeds 1933 became ‘severed’ from Calderstoens by 1924 become Brockhall Institution for Mental deficiency. Historic England Archives, BF102622 Also fireproof construction. 1886-8 idiot children’s block, 50 patients, 1905-7 laundry Medical Superintendent’s house, mortuary, receiving and hospital block, assembly hall, admin, central kitchen, stores, workshops, power house, general laundry block. Handsome entrance block to original buildings. Stanley Royd Hospital, Wakefield Five villas were added to the south of the main complex, firt two 1896, 100 beds each, probably W. J. Jennings of Canterbury. Moorhaven Hospital, Plymouth By 1887 this was against the advice of the Commissioners in Lunacy who were encouraging the provision of detached chapels, able to hold about three-quarters of the inmates. 1901-2 two more villas Plain, two-tone brick, two storey, corridor plan. Work began 1850, opened 1852. Below, more or less, are those notes. Brislington House private asylum, Bristol 1862 adds inc to 1,000 beds 1898 competition for design of asylum judged by Hine awarded to Martin & Chamberlain. Opened May 1938 increased accommodation to 1,355 beds. Three blocks, timber pre-fabs of c.1914. Historic England Archives, BF102292 1852-9 it was a branch of Earlswood Asylum and in 1859 became the Eastern Counties Asylum (Kelly’s Directory). Historic England Archives, BF102196 Plans were drawn up in 1913 by Gerald McMichael to provide accommodation for 500 children, consumptives, mentally deficient imbeciles and epileptics. 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Powick Hospital, Hereford & Worcestershire George Oatley had drawn up plans for a colony there before the outbreak of the First World War, but the War placed the plans on hold. BN ill and plan (échelon). [25] The next permanent CEO retired in 2015 in the wake of poor Care Quality Commission findings and other problems in the Trust. Corridor plan. Extended 1907-8. 300 patients. Historic England Archives, BF101313 1895 isolation hospital Not more than three storeys. 1904 Shepherd House, nurses’ home 1865 Carew Building- high class private patients designed by Norman and Hine and Odgers. Admin, sick and infirm blocks, acute block, cottage homes, for 272 patients. Competition for design c.1849. Aston Hall Hospital, Aston-upon-Trent, Derbyshire Opened 1862. Second Cheshire County Asylum, 1866 designed by Robert Griffiths of Stafford and site acquired. It was completed by Rowland Plumbe. Vague memory of its being rather dull/plain. The Craighouse development at the turn of the century was also of great importance in emphasising the significance of surroundings in the cure of mental disease. 1938 colony hospital It seems likely that little of the former hospital complex will be retained, though the plans were to incorporate old buildings ‘where possible’. As investigations into alleged abuse of female patients continue, BBC News Online profiles the hospital. Novel rules: no patient allowed to be an inmate for longer than 12 months. BBC – Live chat: Fallon, Peter; Bluglass, Robert; Edwards, Brian; Daniels, Granville (January 1999) – overview of the History of the Hospitals in the context of the Ashworth Inquiry, This page was last edited on 30 November 2020, at 20:34. Originally established as homes for inebriates. v101177 ?1910 F. W. Troup. Largest dormitories 9 beds, all upstairs. 1903 isolation block Historic England Archives, BF102635 The estate was purchased in 1921. Tenders accepted in 1929. Often the information on the files covering the south-east is a bit thin, this is largely because I knew these sites and didn’t need to make such full notes, certainly not because they were less interesting. 1809 resolved to erect an asylum, plans were drawn up in 1812 by Thomas Standen of Lancaster. It closed in 1986 and was converted into apartments, known as Hine Hall. Historic England Archives, BF101117 Historic England Archives, BF101582 Built 1862-7 to designs by C. H. Howell, County Surveyor. 1902-4 Herrison house built, also designed by Hine, for private patients (listed, but attrib to Brandon in 1850s) Classification by social class and degree of insanity: pauper, subscription, superior; noisy and/or violent, wet, incurable, ordinary, convalescent. Bristol Lunatic Asylum, Opened 1861. 1853 G G Scott produced plans for (Gothic) chapel built 1861-3 Leavesden’s twin, built 1869-70 to designs by John Giles & Biven for the Metropolitan Asylums Board at a cost of about £85,000. St Martin’s Hospital, Canterbury Accomm for 800 patients, designed by Lewis Angell, borough engineer. 1881 additions. 1930 sanatorium 1931 minor additions. designed by William Clifford Smith 1906-11, work began in 1912, but suspended during First World War and finally completed in 1921-4. 1916 additions Dear Jeanne, Further adds and alts 1848. 1877 offices, recreation room over, wing for 23 females. Hanwell Asylum, first Middlesex County Asylum, see post Twelfth Night at Hanwell Asylum. Decided to build a new infirmary and Asylum in Brownlow Street c.1806. 1901-2 two pavilions added Opened 1860. King’s Heath Epileptic Colony Standard échelon plan of later type with covered ways and slightly greater degree of detachment of patients’ blocks – semi-villa style, but less than might have expected at this date, perhaps because of long gestation of plans. We wanted to recognise and celebrate the work of some British celebrities who are using their platforms for good and leading the fight against mental health stigma. The Hall became Prudhoe Hall Colony in 1914 established by the Northern Counties Joint Poor Law Committee for feebleminded. 1876 two large blocks of additional buildings, Hartley again closed and converted to housing. 1895 isolation hospital Group of people in Manchester had come together in the 1890s to establish a colony for the district for epileptics. West Riding County Council decided to establish a separate asylum for paying patients c. 1898 (under terms of 1890 Act), estate acquired in 1895, new buildings were designed by J. V. Edwards, County Surveyor, Wakefield.

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