Documenting dereliction and decay

Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln, January 2011

Lincoln County Hospital is located in Lincoln, Lincolnshire. It is the district general hospital and has a major accident emergency service. The hospital is over 200 years old but has been subject to development over the years with a major […]

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Pool Parc Hospital, Denbighshire, December 2010

Pool Parc House in Ruthin, Wales, was once owned by Sir Walter Bagot, a prominent Staffordshire barrister, and was rebuilt in its current incarnation between 1826-1829 as a residence for the second Lord Bagot. After eventually being sold to the […]

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St John’s Aslyum, Lincoln, December 2010

Lincolnshire County Asylum, Bracebridge Heath, was opened 9.8.1852. The land for it was purchased in 1846. It had 300 patients in 1858 and was enlarged in 1859, 1866, 1881, 1902, 1917 and 1928. It was built in the “Italian style”. […]

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Chisworth Works (E.P Bray & Co), Glossop, December 2010

Chisworth Works was built at the end of the 18th or in the early 19th centuries as a cotton band manufactory and initially called Higher Mill. There are large round-arched doorways surrounded by large ashlar blocks in the north-east elevation. […]

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Hartshead Power Station, Heyrod, December 2010

Hartshead Power Station was a coal-fired power station situated at Heyrod, Greater Manchester. Preparations for a power station at Heyrod began in 1916 when 26 acres (110,000 m2) of land were purchased. The station was opened in 1926 by the […]

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North Wales Hospital, Denbigh, December 2010

With the Lunatic Act passed in 1808 every county in the country was to provide an institute for the mentally ill, but by 1840 North Wales was still without such an institution because the poor rural communities could not afford […]

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Buckton Vale Quary, Carrbrook, December 2010

“The quarry was involved in Gritstone and Sandstone extraction / processing. It sits below Buckton Castle (Which is a scheduled ancient monument).” The only other info is the site is currently mothballed, looking at the state of the plant and […]

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ABM Pauls Maltings, Lincolnshire, November 2010

The old maltings, built around 1870 and destroyed by German bombs in 1940, had stood opposite a pea canning factory which after it burned down was replaced by the now empty Linpac factory. Re-building began in 1949, the site was […]

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RAF Stenigot, Lincoln, November 2010

RAF Stenigot was a World War 2 radar station situated near Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire, England. It was part of the Chain Home radar network, intended to provide long range early warning for raids from Luftflotte V and the northern […]

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