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  1. Sectionate

    Great Britain Whitchurch Hospital 2019

    Visited back in January to relive the good old days. History: Cardiff was initially very reluctant to spend money on building its own lunatic asylum and was boarding its patients at The County Asylum in Bridgend. By the turn of the twentieth century Cardiff had continued with this out-sourcing...
  2. Grindle

    Great Britain The Witch ball Inn Whitchurch April 2019

    So this place has nothing now but  memories and juvenile grafitti  The Witch Ball Inn was popular with the army guys in the 1940s, due to its proximity to Prees Heath airfield. In particular the Americans stationed there took a special liking to it. And yet after that there's very little on the...
  3. DirtyJigsaw

    Great Britain Whitchurch Hospital Jan 2019

    Afternoon,  Thought id upload a report from my visit to Wales in jan just gone. It was a freezing cold day and we had left early hours to get there before the rest of the tourbus turned up :) Heres some history from googles... The population of Cardiff had expanded greatly, from under 20,000...
  4. Lenston

    Whitchurch Hospital - 35mm BW Film - Jan 2019

    We all know the history of this place and with so many reports going up recently but here is a short version.   Inspired by Tumbles i decided to shoot some old BW Film.   History   Costing £350,000 and ten years to build, the Cardiff City Asylum opened on 15 April 1908. The main hospital...
  5. Urbexbandoned

    Whitchurch Hospital - Cardiff - April 2016

    History   Costing £350,000 and ten years to build, the Cardiff City Asylum opened on 15 April 1908. The main hospital building covered 5 acres (2.0 ha), designed to accommodate 750 patients across 10 wards, 5 each for men and women. Like many Victorian institutes, it was designed as a...
  6. Landie_Man

    Whitchurch ROC Post, Bucks - Visited Sept 2009 - 2013

    2013: As far as I know this is still here 2009: To those non-British, we have hundreds of these undeground bunkers built around the United Kingdom, as monitoring stations for the Cold War, some were built in 1951 and closed in 1968, and others built in 1959 and closed in 1991. There was...
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