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Eastry Chapel May 2012

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Was not going to do a report on this as to be honest it's rather small ,but its always been locked down tight when ive visited the remains of the asylum so when it came to my attention that it was indeed doable with a hour or so to kill before myself and UrbanGinger went elsewhere would be rude not to pop in..

Very brief snippet of info from what used to be the former workhouse/hospital which the chapel served

The former workhouse later became Eastry Hospital, a centre for the care of those with learning disabilities. The hospital has now closed and the site is being redeveloped; the infirmary block has been demolished along with most of the entrance block. The Grade II listed "Old Buildings" remain, along with the chapel

Just a few pics of what it looks like today as like i say it is rather small

1970's pic from inside

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Nothing epic by far ,but it is local so why not!

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Nice pic s remember going here with Nelly climbing through a window only to find the front door was open :lol:

Yeah someone said front door was open..trust me wasnt when i went :)

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