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UK Heckington Manor / Ferdowse Clinic, Lincs - May 14

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Ferdowse Clinic, also known as Heckington Manor.

Nice to tick this one off the bucket list, explored in the company of an urbex instagram buddy. Was supposed to be an earlier explore but due to a last minute piss-up on the Friday night I was a broken man in the morning and had to reschedule til the afternoon. A shabby drive later and we arrived and quickly made our access.....

Some History..... stolen from the interweb...

This wonderful looking property was built in the 1800's as a manor house and eventually became the only residential clinic for alcoholics within the Lincolnshire area.

Dr Mostafa Morsy, a specialist of addiction treatment, spent around £300,000 bringing the former Heckington Manor up to scratch and opening a successful private practice for the treatment of alcoholism in the late 1980s. In 2003, the government had drastically cut funding for this sort of treatment and Dr Morsy had no other option other than to close the doors of his pride and joy.

Since being disused, the property has been vandalised heavily and now sits waiting for a new owner.

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2. This room was pitch black, thanks to a mate for the equipment for this shot :)

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5. A sad way to spend Christmas Eve 2000 :( (No surnames appear on the paperwork)

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6. One of the residential drying-out apartments..

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7. Peely shitter

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9. Randomness

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11. The stained glass window, nice to see one intact for a change.

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13. A sobering place to visit..

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As always, feedback always appreciated. Thanks for looking! :)

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Looks a bit similar to Arthur Conan Doyle's old house if my memory serves me correctly, great little find with some really cool stuff left behind that all tells a story :thumb

Hope you're well mate, haven't seen your name pop up for a while :cry:

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