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UK North Wales Nursing Home (Maes Mynan Hall), Wales - August 2018

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History

Maes Mynan care home was a two floor 33 bedroom care home on a site of 2.6 acres.

The care home was for the elderly and it had its own day service and its own respite service for a short stay and emergency placements.

The site was bought in 2013 by the healthcare company and has been left untouched since.

The building itself we could not find much history about or anything about when the care home opened.

 

Our Visit

We decided to visit this place when we went out on a day trip to Engedi chapel (report will be up soon).

On the way back we still had a lot of daylight left so we thought we would stop in and have a look at this site after seeing a report.

The surrounding area was very overgrown and there was a long pathway leading up to the build.

The site itself was in pretty good condition, well worth the visit if you have any free time.

Be mindful if you do visit as just at the back of the site, there is a house that we assumed is occupied.

 

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Nice report. I like the stucco ceiling and the shots of the framed pictures.

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Thats really quite nice, when you look past the small amount of damage from twats the ceiling and upper walls are nicely detailed. I love how old it all is, furniture and all. Like this, thanks for posting :thumb 

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finaly looks like they are doing somthing with it , went years ago not long after it closed , the upstairs wasnt open then so only did the lower floor , nice to see what it lookes like upstairs,

it looked like they had gone on a day out as loads of stuff still there , freshDSC_0166.jpg.def0e73b4f376920a7dced938049bf95.jpg drinks from when the get back from a coach trip were waiting

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