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    images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites These almshouses were originally known as the Hospital of St John the Baptist They were founded in 1754 Reverend John Dakyn They were founded at the same time as the Grammar School The hospital originally accommodated 27 people This was reduced to 12 men and 12 women in 1803 when the building was extended It was converted into

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    Gallery Add to My Favourites This building was the earliest purpose built private asylum It was built in 1804 by Dr E L Fox to pioneer a more humane treatment for the insane mentally ill It cost about 35 000 to build and equip Men and women were housed separately in opposite wings Separate blocks reflected the social standing of the occupants who were mainly wealthy The end house was

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    England PastScape NMR ViewFinder Friern Hospital Friern Barnet Road Barnet Greater London click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites This Asylum was built in 1849 1851 It was designed by S W Daukes It was built as the Middlesex County Lunatic Asylum but known better as Colney Hatch The complex reputedly contains Europe s longest corridor The hospital was built as a successor of the Bethlehem Hospital in Lambeth Bedlam It aimed to provide more humane treatment for the inmates patients The site was self sufficient and included a farm brewery laundry bakery chapel and cemetery The asylum was built for 1000 patients As the population of Middlesex grew the asylum became overcrowded In 1857 9 the hospital was extended This meant that 2000 patients could be housed By 1898 there were 2500 patients Outlying villas were also added in the early 20th century Three of the villas were destroyed by bombing during the Second World War The name of the hospital changed on a number of occasions becoming Friern Hospital in 1959 It closed as a hospital in 1993 Read official list description Copyright Mr Adam Watson Source English

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    design Florence Nightingale and Sir Douglas Galton architect of the Herbert Hospital at Woolwich were also consulted The foundation stone was laid 29 03 1864 the hospital opened to patients 22 05 1869 It was designed in Gothic Revival style The plan was known as Pavilion style The separate pavilions allow ventilation and light into the wards Originally there was a glazed cast iron winter garden at the centre and

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    Union Cottage Homes Erdington Birmingham click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites Around the early 1900s it was decided that children should not live in workhouses The City of Birmingham built these Cottage Homes in 1898 for children whose parents could not look after them The children lived in groups of 20 or 30 in an environment designed to be

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    The Gymnasium Pilkington Special Hospital St Helen s Merseyside click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites This was known as the room for remedial gymnastics at the Pilkington Special Hospital The Pilkington Special Hospital was conceived by James R Kerr along with Pilkington Brothers glass manufacturers It was established in 1916 for the treatment and rehabilitation of servicemen disabled during

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    PastScape NMR ViewFinder St Dunstan s Home Rottingdean East Sussex click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites Many convalescent homes were built in the mid 19th century for those recovering from illness or surgery St Dunstan s Rottingdean was a home for the blind from 1939 Designed by Burnet Tait and Lorne it is a tour de force of International

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    army veterans in front of the railings of Buckingham Palace According to their website On 12th August 1920 Miss Cunningham a famous singer established The NOT FORGOTTEN Association with the object of providing entertainment and recreation for the hopelessly war crippled to alleviate the tedium of their lives and give them something to which they could look forward By 1927 some 85 000 people had been entertained outside the hospitals

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