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UK St Johns Asylum,Lincoln, Mid 2013

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Dont think I stuck this up at the time, been on the list for a while, seemed like a good time to tick it off. Visited with Cloaked Up.

Built under the name Lincolnshire County Lunatic Asylum in 1852, set in 120 acres of grounds. In 1940, female patients were transferred around the UK to make way for an emergency department for the war effort. The newly established NHS took control in 1948 and by the 1960’s it was known as St John’s Hospital. The Hospital was closed in 1989, since then it has been sold and gradually been demolished to make way for housing leaving just the main building.

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