1862 adds inc to 1,000 beds Good example of its type. A quarter of patients occupying single rooms. 1931 minor additions. Norfolk County Asylum Eventually, in 1833, Governors decided to build asylum. Historic England Archives, BF101584 J. Vickers Edwards County Architect. 1909 two detached blocks 1795-8 additions. 1911-14 annex infirmary 440 beds Formerly lunatics had been accommodated at St Peter’s Hospital, which was more of an almshouse almost. Historic England Archives, BF102247 Medical Superintendent’s house and other staff housing. Built 1865-9 as the asylum for the county borough of Newcastle. Ealing Hospital built to east. Historic England Archives, BF102121 by 1925 three more villas and two or three after then. In 1753 pupils were admitted, and in 1754 incurable patients accepted. Extended by 1880. Wonford House was built 1865-9 to replace St Thomas’s Lunatic Asylum for private patients. [38] This was a new and much debated category invented on behalf of the UK government, based on an individual being considered a 'Grave and Immediate Danger' to the general public, and meeting some combination of criteria for personality disorders and/or high scores on the Hare Psychopathy Check list – Revised. Wonford House, Exeter, Devon 1914 new infirmary block and staff quarters (check, is this same as Norfolk Borough Lunatic Asylum, for which site bought 1866 but building delayed. 1847-8 wings added for patients from Berkshire, Abingdon and Windsor. Historic England Archives, BF101200 First asylum to completely abandon mechanical restraint in 1837 – Robert Gardiner Hill then resident medical officer. Designed by Bernard Hartley, the City Surveyor, plans dated 1868 – as built had ground floor north-east side males, receiving and infirmary. Plans approved by Commissioners in Lunacy in 1883. A scheme for a colony was proposed by the Board in 1930, approved in 1931 and tenders invited in 1932. (seem to remember EMS spider blocks on site), Stoke Park Hospital, Bristol The Craighouse development at the turn of the century was also of great importance in emphasising the significance of surroundings in the cure of mental disease. Second Lancashire County Asylum As a child, Emma Henderson struggled to find the language to describe her sister to the world. Stone, two storey, large dining hall/recreation hall with chapel over (gutted by fire 1986) with seating. Pavilion plan, rather like a horizontal version of the MAB asylums at Caterham and Leavesden. St John’s Hospital, Bracebridge Could knock the spots off a Flemish Renaissance Cloth Hall. 1852-3 chapel and medical superintendent’s house by H. J. Tollit. Broadmoor Hospital is a high-security psychiatric hospital in Crowthorne, Berkshire, England. Pauper Lunatic Asylum for the West Riding. Three storey and basement, polychrome brick, small round-arched windows. [1], Following long-standing reports that the old buildings were unfit for purpose (for therapy or safety), planning permission was granted in 2012 for a £242 million redevelopment, involving a new unit comprising 10 wards to adjoin the existing 6 wards of the modern Paddock Unit, resulting in total bed numbers of 234. Click to access carpentervolumeLXI-5sm.pdf, Click to access carpentervolumeLXI-5sm.pdf. 1902 mortuary The former director, who then became the CEO of the Trust, quit in 2009 after Healthcare Commission/Care Quality Commission findings of serious failures to ensure patient safety at Broadmoor. It also renamed the hospital Broadmoor Institution. Original buildings included admin, five villas, dining hall, recreation hall, staff houses and service buildings. Designed by I & J P Holden c.1847 for 500 patients 1934-6 Admission Hospital W. H. Town, very nice with lots of verandas, single storey. Classified patients into convalescent, noisy, and idiot and epileptic patients each in rectangular blocks with a water tower. 1912 three-storey wing added to north of corridor in middle of Hine’s wing of 1890s, for convalescent patients. Back then, it only had six beds and now has over 800 and is one of the nation’s most famous hospitals. Plympton House Lunatic Asylum, Devon Oakwood Hospital, Maidstone The chapel has been demolished. 1876 laundry and chapel doubled in size, and new workshops, cottage hospital for 16 patients, ward for 100 males and block for 300 females. Manor Hospital, Epsom Tenders advertised 1935, plans at hospital dated 34-5. Hine considered it similar to Gloucester with improvements in the way of centralization and arrangement of corridors, and reproduced the plan in his RIBAJ article. Admin, sick and infirm blocks, acute block, cottage homes, for 272 patients. further adds 1880s [45][46][47], After an ITV1 documentary Exposure: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile in October 2012, allegations of sexual abuse by Savile were made or re-made by former patients and staff. 1879-83 annex built to north. The home closed in 2014. No re-admission after discharge. Comprised main asylum for 810 patients, detached reception/admissions hospital for 100 patietns, four villas for 30 convalescent patients, private patients’ block (100) – possibly not completed until 1930. Historic England Archives, BF38801 1865 Chapel 1851-78 extensions. 1897 infirmary added Competition from established hotels quickly ruined it. In 1848 a new asylum was designed by Thomas Fulljames, of Gloucester and built in 1849-52 to the north of Abergavenny for the counties of Monmouth, Hereford, Brecon and Radnor with the City of Hereford. This is one which had its (typical corridor) plan much reproduced including by Sibbald in Scotland. Charitable foundation paid for by London Livery Companies. 1864 James Brunton of Lancaster offered £2,000 to purchase and equip a house for reception of imbecile children. [10] One of the longest-detained patients at Broadmoor is Albert Haines, who set a legal precedent in 2011 when his mental health tribunal hearing was allowed to be fully public; he argued there that he had never been given the type of counselling he had always sought, and the panel urged the clinicians to work more collaboratively and clearly towards his psychiatric rehabilitation. Originally contained 274 beds in each division on ground and first floor. Scores are comparable only between hospitals in the same country. During the First World War Broadmoor's block 1 was also used as a Prisoner-of-war camp, called Crowthorne War Hospital, for mentally ill German soldiers. Plans reproduced in Journal of Mental Science 1900 and in The Hospital. 1937 not 31), isolation block. Rykneld Hospital, Derby Where can I find more information about St. Mary’s Hospital, Stannington, Morpeth? Additions were made in 1956, with two single-storey villas  (one male one female) and one two-storey villa (for male patients). 1852 new chapell tenders 1934 Assistant Medical Officers residence, tenders W. H. Burton, architect 1878 infectious hospital Horace Jones c.1898 block for paying patients, Albany House Plans for a recreation hall to be added. In 1844 it had 17 private and 66 pauper patients, the latter in outbuilding. 1938 new admission hospital. 1841-3 High Building (dem. 1856 new chapel, 1857-62 two ward blocks added The union of these counties was dissolved in 1868. c.1923-1936 U-shaped ward block added to south of ballroom. Aycliffe Hospital, Heighington, Durham It is the oldest of the three high-security psychiatric hospitals in England, the other two being Ashworth Hospital near Liverpool and Rampton Secure Hospital in Nottinghamshire. Flat échelon plan. The Royal Edinburgh is one of the most historically important hospitals in Scotland, playing a key role in the development of treating mental illness. Broadmoor Hospital, from the Illustrated London News, 1867, St Matthew’s Hospital, Staffordshire Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester 1887 Brunton House opened The west wing was later converted into housing. New Surrey County Asylum Built after Surrey lost Cane Hill and Springfield Asylums to the newly created LCC and to Middlesex. This hospital prides itself in offering the region’s best A&E care and also in offering top quality psychiatric treatment. (listed, but attrib to Brandon in 1850s) Hill End Hospital, Colney Heath 1928 acquired estate of St Catherin’s at Loversall to west of town. St Audry’s Hospital, Melton, Suffolk Historic England Archives, BF101186 Now converted into housing, some parts demolished. Staffed by nuns of the order. 1915 isolation hospital Foundation stone laid by Prince Albert in 1852. c.1890-1910 refitted internally, except committee room. Rampton was closed as a branch asylum at the end of 1919 and reopened as an institution for "mental defectives" rather than lunatics. The workshop block has been named Edward House and the infirmary Helena House. Further gift of 100 guineas offered in 1806 but no action. [7][8] This review was made the personal responsibility of Sir Alan Langlands, who at the time was chief executive of the NHS England. The house was taken over by West Riding County Council in 1925 for the accommodation of mental deficient. 1936 Occupational Therapy block. Fourth Middlesex County Asylum, later 5th LCC Asylum Designed y G. T. Hine in 1888 built 1889-93, competition for the design held 1887. best wishes, from Harriet, It is an excellent site but it would be better if it was alphabetical so you can find places with out scrolling right through it. Which is the other one? 1898 Storey Home opened 1899 E. Boardman, new front range across north side of hospital. 1915-25 extension of seven new ward blocks by Thomas W Aldwinckle. Durham County Lunatic Asylum Although first proposed building an asylum in 1827 no action taken until 1855. 1911 six staff houses W. Roland Howell You make a good point, and I will give it some thought. Her first suicide attempt 10 years earlier landed her at McLean psychiatric hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, which she famously chronicled in The Bell Jar. Opinions expressed are my own, and were sometimes formed at the end of a very long day. Historic England Archives, BF102135 1938-9 extended (? 1927-30 villa. Thomas Holloway’s letter book 1869-77 re sanatorium. Classification by social class and degree of insanity: pauper, subscription, superior; noisy and/or violent, wet, incurable, ordinary, convalescent. Now Imperial War Museum, see also post Building Bedlam Again Enlarged by P. C. Hardwick. Runwell Hospital, Essex 1873 J. Oldrid Scott designed extension for 40 patients Whitecroft Hospital, Newport, Isle of Wight Admin was demolished after Second World War bomb damage. Nice architect’s perspective and block plan in The Builder [5 Feb 1937, p.318]. Only additions were Recreation Hall and theatre, and chapel. 1925-9 two admission villas, new boiler house House was being sold off around 1993. Second Somerset County Asylum 1891 competition for design won by Giles, Gough & Trollope. ?1910 F. W. Troup. The David Lewis Manchester Epileptic Colony Built c.1900-4 to designs by Alexander Graham. 1897-8 recreation hall and boiler house added 1892-1900 ext John W Dyson competition judged by Hine. Hereford Asylum 1858 main building extended Photographed by RCHME. We wanted to recognise and celebrate the work of some British celebrities who are using their platforms for good and leading the fight against mental health stigma. 2 of 45. Historic England Archives, BF101152 Later became a hospital exclusively for senile dements. 1929 Nurses’ Home, Fielding Johnson Building, Leicester University In 1921 it was transferred back to Hampshire County Council. Plans reproduced in Hine’s RIBAJ article. 1878 annex similar to Digby Hospital, Exeter – Avon Division. Dr Edward Denis de Vitré, Lancaster, from this scheme to found instituted. v101177 Échelon plan. 1868 designed by John Giles, of Giles & Biven, for the Metropolitan Asylums Board as one of two asylums for pauper imbeciles. i was wondering if anyone knew any famous mental hospitals? Illustrated London News May 1876 (photos at LMA dated 1931 and blocks look newly built). Victorian asylum photo Victorian attitudes to madness. Built in two phases, first completed 1934, second underway by 1937. A good example of its type. Therapy can also sometimes involve partners and families. [58] Mental health nurse Kenneth Hall was imprisoned in June 2015 for having repeatedly sold stories to the tabloids based on stolen medical notes and fabricated documents. (demolished) 1931-4 extensions, Rees & Holt, architects, to become a major mental deficiency colony. Work began 1857, opened 1860. Foundation stone laid August 1821 and completed 1824. Acute hospital for 80 patients near entrance to estate and at a distance from admin building. Historic England Archives, BF102204 Historic England Archives, BF102389 (demolished) [41][42][43], In 1987 a minister in the Department of Health and Social Security (DHSS), Lady Jean Trumpington, appointed Savile to the management board in charge of Broadmoor. It is available from the Guardian Bookshop for £11.04 including free UK p&p. 1814 sub committee to look after asylum fund. It attempted to embody the ideals of the 1930 Mental Treatment Act, and the plans were drawn up in close collaboration with the Board of Control. 1887 sanatorium added with 20beds Originally plans were drawn up by H. E. Kendall, as winning design in competition 1850, but were abandoned as too expensive. c.1766 established as part of the Infirmary, 2 storey building situated at end of infirmary. When it was completed it provided accommodation for 2,000 patients who were mostly housed in the main complex. Foundation stone laid 1817 and asylum opened in 1820. This was demolished c.1870. West Riding County Council decided to establish a separate asylum for paying patients c. 1898 (under terms of 1890 Act), estate acquired in 1895, new buildings were designed by J. V. Edwards, County Surveyor, Wakefield. 1861 new recreation room designed by Henry Rowe, and Wyvern House, 100 female patients. Formerly Lancashire County Pauper Lunatic Asylum Standard stuff, brick, hip roofs, windows close under eaves, very plain and utilitarian. Historic England Archives, BF102238 Wiltshire County Pauper Lunatic Asylum Designed by T. H. Wyatt erected 1849-51 compare with Lincoln – semi-circular bits. The hospital closed in 1991 and all the hospital buildings demolished some years later. Historic England Archives, BF100470 Hanwell Asylum, first Middlesex County Asylum, see post Twelfth Night at Hanwell Asylum. Northwoods Private Asylum, Frampton Cottwell, Avon 1915 another villas Sanatorium c.1949. Opened in 1899 for 576 patients. Opened 1900 as a private asylum, built 1897-8 S. W. Dyson, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Six two-storey villas, a hospital, staff houses, workshops, recreation hall, kitchens, laundry and boiler house. Built 1857-9. St Lawrence’s Hospital, Caterham Historic England Archives, BF100167 1) Northumberland, Tyne … 10th LCC Asylum, Building began in 1903 re-used Hine’s plan for Horton, opened 1907. The hospital remained empty for many years after closure in about 1990. A dog-leg échelon plan, very tall stripey water tower (French pullover stripes). Historic England Archives, BF101239 Read on for our list of 8 famous people who have spent time in psychiatric hospitals and mental institutions. Greene House), designed by Maurice B. Adams, with dormitories on ground floor, largely singe storey with staff accommodation only in small upper floor. Laundry. 1875-84 ext to S inc Recreation Hall, galleries and ‘south hospital’ wards Bexley Hospital, Dartford, Kent c.1858-61 adds to criminal and pauper wards and chapel and recreation rooms. Shenley Hospital, Hertfordshire Formerly seems to have belonged to Charles’s father, Dr William Finch. Covered in The Builder when it opened. Historic England Archives, BF101206, TQ 515 727 Decided to build a new infirmary and Asylum in Brownlow Street c.1806. 1925 Lane Scott House built and recreation hall. Monyhull Hospital, Birmingham Historic England Archives, BF100359 Historic England Archives, BF92384 His leadership was undermined by persistent rumours of sexual impropriety on the hospital grounds. Historic England Archives, BF101223 Demolished c.1870. Historic England Archives, BF102118 1838, adds George Wightwick, Medical superintendent’s house 1938-9 Nurses’ Home. Opened in 1806 as a purpose built asylum, run by Dr Edward Long Fox. 1931 infirmary 1935 tenders for two parole villas and two convalescent villas. G. T. Hine, échelon and dog-leg plan, foundation stone laid October 1905, opened 1909. Tenders accepted in 1929. Bristol Lunatic Asylum, Opened 1861. The hospital closed in the early 1990s and the site developed for housing – retaining and converting the principal earlier ranges – named Charlton Down. “We have observed that houses which have been formerly private mansions frequently require extensive alterations to make them fit for asylums; that the mansion is sometimes engrossed by the proprietor, his family, and a few private patients; and that the paupers are consigned to buildings which were formerly used as offices, and outhouses”. Historic England Archives, BF102407 references: Builder 24 Aug 1872, p.665; 7 Jan 1882, p.33: Surrey Record Office, Kingston, Mins Governors Meetings, annual reports from 1886. report written for Threatened Buildings, and booklet on history. Closed by 1988. Each to be in small homes in three separate areas. A Gazetteer of Historic Asylums and Mental Hospitals in England, 1660-1948 There are many lists on the web of psychiatric hospitals, former mental hospitals or lunatic asylums. Site, White Chimneys Farm, bought same year and competition held for design. Historic England Archives, BF102624 1847 specifications, opened 1849. Departed from the standard ‘gallery system’ because it ‘does not conduce the comfort or general management of the building’. The mansion on the site was used as the residence for the Medical Superintendent. Plans in Hampshire Record Office. Vague memory of its being rather dull/plain. Originally going to erect temporary buildings but changed after Colney Hatch fire. 6 homes arranged in groups of three to west and east of admin. New plans from 1917-19 similarly came to nothing, and it is not known whether the utilitarian blocks erected at Sandhill Park were designed by Oatley or not. 1901-3 detached women’s block MacAlister and Tench Buildings designed by J. H. Morton & J. G. Burell. 1936 Nurses’ home proposed. Historic England Archives, BF102553 1887 adding a storey to wings, build two rear wings on end of old wings The hotel was built by Lewis Cubitt for Sir Morton Peto, called the Victoria Hotel. Intended to build ‘villa residences’ in park to bring total accomm to 350. The list was originally compiled from the files on these sites put together in the course of the RCHME’s survey of historic hospital conducted between 1990 and 1993. Herrison House nice. Mount Pleasant House leased as temporary asylum from 1868. Corridor plan with bay windows in corridors and dayrooms with canted bay ends and some dormitories. St Bernard’s Hospital, Ealing 1930-1 taken over by Eastern County Boroughs Joint Board well i am very fascinated with things like crime and that. Report from 1893 by Blomfield. Winestead Hall Hospital, Patrington, Humberside Admin after 1948. Herrison Hospital, Charminster, Dorset Separate block plan. 1914 Admissions block, plans delayed? Established by Revd Dr Andrew Reid. It had accommodation for 60 to 70 patients. Three villas and temporary hospital built 1939, J. M. Sheppard. 400-450 beds. Press releases stated that on average there are four 'assaults' per week on staff. Eleven allegations of sexual abuse were known; this is thought to be a substantial under-estimate, due to how psychiatric patients in particular were disbelieved or put off from coming forward. Home Office. Historic England Archives, BF100825 Founded by Thomas Holloway, for the ‘unsuccessful of the middle classes’. for mentally deficient boys, claimed to be first establishment of its kind to be provided by a municipality since the Mental Deficiency Act of 1913 came into force. Brislington House private asylum, Bristol There were, however, a number of villas on the site for convalescents, new admissions and farm workers as well as the requisite isolation hospital. The York team covered the north, the Cambridge team the centre and south-west, while Colin Thom and I covered the south-east quarter from London, although towards the end of the project we also visited sites in the West Midlands, Staffordshire, and Avon. 1928-9 Admissions hospital also by Widdows 1841 chapel ?1931 two TB blocks built. Lunatic asylums were first established in Britain in the mid-19th century. Quite severe in appearance. Opened in 1820 as Lincoln Lunatic Asylum, a subscription hospital. Clifton Hospital, York Designed by T. H. B. Heslop, the County Surveyor. Meanwood Park Hospital, Leeds 1915 buildings just completed, handed over to Military until 1920. Plan reproduced in Building News. Monkton Hall Hospital, Jarrow 1932 extension J. H. Morton & Son, two two-storey villas and one single-storey ward block, and further hospital, school staff housing new recreation hall (very nice) and kitchen. 1930s new nurses’ home now ‘Godfrey House’, Western Counties Idiots Asylum, Kenton, Devon ‘typical corridor-plan hospital of the 1860s’ [Elaine Harwood] Description from Annual Report of Commissioners in Lunacy for 1861 (PP.1862 XXII) Attractive example. RCHME photographed the brick villas. Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place 8-14 May, Health Business looks to document a top 10 list* of mental health trusts which have been working particularly hard to improve the services they provide to mentally ill patients. 1903 North House for 70 patients, Central Hospital, Hatton, Warwickshire Ext Built in 1926-30 to designs by Charles Ernest Elcock to replace the hospital at St George’s Fields in Lambeth. By 1891 had 800 patients. [Builder, 2 Oct 1897, p.272] Zig-zag version of Caterham/Leavesden – intriguing plan. 2,000 beds. 1867 ext Listed grade II*. Included new workshops and additions to Nurses’ Home and colony school. As investigations into alleged abuse of female patients continue, BBC News Online profiles the hospital. Historic England Archives, BF101293 [BN, 21 July 1900, p.61] First part completed 1904, on estate five miles south-east of Huddersfield. 1886-8 idiot children’s block, 50 patients, 1905-7 laundry In 1866 a skittle alley was made in this court and the Commissioners in Lunacy recommended that a rustic seat or sun shade should be made on the mound. National Society of Epilepsy. [11], Because of its high walls and other visible security features, and the inaccurate news reporting it has received in the past, the hospital is often assumed to be a prison by members of the public. Email: info@twarchives.org.uk Plan 1839 by M. Millar in Herefordshire Record Office. Changed main front to north with new entrance block. 1884 Laundry enlarged 1885 completed Plans approved 1934, the first patients admitted in 1938 and the hospital officially opened in 1939, though never completed due to the outbreak of the Second World War and so of the proposed 1,150 beds it only accommodated 375 patients. Although patient records after 1948 are not listed on the Hospitals Records Database (you can access this via the National Archives using ‘Discovery’), there is a note of unlisted material deposited after 1986. See post Bristol Lunatic Asylum, now the Glenside Campus of UWE. 1895-8 annex 404 beds by Grayson and ould 1884 isolation hospital built temporary wooden, replaced 1886-92 St Augustine’s Hospital, Canterbury Nice chapel, rest pretty utilitarian looking. Closure was mooted in 1991. It is managed by the West London NHS Trust. Historic England Archives, BF100619 1857-9, Medical Superintendent’s House built opposite hospital; (can’t find notes). It is tested every Monday morning at 10 am for two minutes, after which a single tone 'all-clear' is sounded for a further two minutes. Seven in every 10 women say they have experienced a mental health problem 13. Historic England Archives, BF101575 Throughout the 19th century run by family. The treatment may be provided on a one-to-one basis or in a group with others with similar difficulties. 1930 new ward block, 100 patients, Gotch & Saunders, Holloway Sanatorium, Egham, Surrey 10 best UK universities for nursing Save ... you'll be able to study on the job, with placements at world-famous London hospitals (e.g. In appearance very like St Lukes, it was designed by Mr Ingelman of Southwell. Historic England Archives, BF101574 1877-9 complex for 400 chronic patients built Enlarged 1849-50 and several times after. 1882 chapel Switzerland has some of the most forward-thinking psychiatric hospitals in the world when it comes to affective disorder treatment. Bethlem Royal Hospital, also known as St Mary Bethlehem, Bethlehem Hospital and Bedlam, is a psychiatric hospital in London.Its famous history has inspired several horror books, films and TV series, most notably Bedlam, a 1946 film with Boris Karloff.. Cost incl site and equip £48,858. Proto-échelon plan. The report that came out of the review initiated a new partnership whereby the Department of Health sets out a policy of safety, and security directions, that all three special hospitals must adhere to. Atkinson Morley Hospital, now Wimbledon Hill Park, Ayr District Asylum, William Railton’s unbuilt design, Lunatic at Large: an escaped patient from Ayr District Asylum, Building Bedlam – Bethlem Royal Hospital’s early incarnations, Building Bedlam again – taking a leap forward to Monks Orchard, Brislington House, now Long Fox Manor, Georgian Bristol’s exclusive private madhouse, Bristol Lunatic Asylum, now the Glenside Campus of UWE, Call for Papers – Cultures of Harm in Institutions of Care Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Craighouse, Edinburgh: former private asylum, future housing development, Dry January? Carlton Hayes Hospital, Narborough I just thought the topic was list-worthy. In the UK, approximately 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year. It houses 400 patients, corridor-plan, brick. 1876 new infectious wards, Henry Card, architect [9], Broadmoor uses both psychiatric medication and psychotherapy, as well as occupational therapy. St George’s Hospital, Stafford c.1890 two more blocks added VCH: around the end of the 18th century money was left to build a ward for the insane at the infirmary instead the county justices and trustees of the infirmary with help of subscribers opened the Staffordshire General Lunatic Asylum, north-east of the town centre in 1818 for patients of all social classes. Historic England Archives, BF101284 1840s chapel Langho Colony, Blackburn Mendip Hospital, Wells 1865-8 male block ext As investigations into alleged abuse of female patients continue, BBC News Online profiles the hospital. Opened in 1837 and built to designs by Wallett and Wm Parsons (list description) Originally established as homes for inebriates. The hospital remained under direct control of the Department of Health – a situation that reportedly "combined notional central control with actual neglect"[19] – until the establishment of the Special Hospitals Service Authority in 1989, with Charles Kaye as its first chief executive. 1955-6 Admission Unit, Powell & Moya. Prestwich Hospital, Manchester The hospital's catchment area consists of four National Health Service regions: London, Eastern, South East and South West. Historic England Archives, BF100223 Not visited. Historic England Archives, BF102616 Historic England Archives, BF100621 Architect’s descriptive notes, well illustrated with photos. 1895 isolation hospital Opened 25 July 1859, designed by H. E. Kendall. Historic England Archives, BF100241 Not completed until 1823. 1827 Visiting Justices Committee appointed to erect asylum. ‘the one with the wizzy pavilion-meets radial plan’ 1851 two wings added extra 100 patients. 1880 ‘about to erect’ 616 patients, opened 1882, to serve borough and district. G. T. Hine, predictable wiggle en échelon, quite utilitarian East Riding Lunatic Asylum Built 1868-71, C. H. Howell to replace asylum at Clifton which it shared with North Riding. In 2016 work was underway to redevelop the site for housing. West Ham and Poplar Colony for Mental Defectives 1881 East Lodge block completed Historic England Archives, BF102001 Broadmoor opened as a mental institution in May 1863, and has since become synonymous with some of Britain's most notorious criminals. One of the therapies available is the arts, and patients are encouraged to participate in the Koestler Awards Scheme. No need to register, buy now! Site purchased 1866, designed by E. G. Paley, foundation stone laid 1868, 1870 central block and south wing compoleted and opened in September. [15], Alan Franey ran the hospital from 1989 to 1997, having been recommended for the post by his friend Jimmy Savile. Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Newcastle Lunatic Asylum, Warden’s Close Two deputations one to continent one to America in 1902, then drew up plans, although nearing completion by then – perhaps plans for management and running of the colony rather than design of the buildings. Historic England Archives, BF100336 Advised by Samuel Tuke, of the York Retreat. 10 numbers you need to know about mental health in the UK 1. 1854-5 new male pauper wing; 1863 dining hall built and 3 new blocks Similar plan to Wakefield etc with octagonal pivots. Opened 1903, G. T. Hine, échelon plan with separate acute hospital (Park House) – influenced by Gartloch p’haps. 1912 Farm Colon in course of erection Accommodation required for the mental hospital included an admissions hospital, convalescent villas, four villas for special cases, a sick hospital, villas for working patients, closed united for excited cases, single storey wards, epileptic wards and ‘undefined’ wards. Northgate Hospital, Hebron, Northumberland 1874-7 designed by J. W. Rowell The main architect in charge of the additions was D. D. Andrews, the Regional Architect. Three Counties Asylum, Beds, Herts and Huntingdonshire Historic England Archives, BF101286 1863 Chapel There was a new emphasis on remedial treatment of mental disorders. Robert Griffiths of Stafford was commissioned to propare plans for an asylum at Little Burlton, north-west of Hereford. Also admin block, recreation hall, workrooms, three large shops, sports ground, general stores, canteen, nurse’ home, Medical Officers residences, and accommodation for clerk, steward, and engineers, and a church. Good Y-plan Nurses’ home, by George Oatley and partner (demolished). 1907 site acquired and work commenced. 1935 Admissions Hospital, nurses’ home, parole villa, doctor’s house 1917 taken over (by ?) Medical Superintendent’s house, mortuary, receiving and hospital block, assembly hall, admin, central kitchen, stores, workshops, power house, general laundry block. Second City of Birmingham Lunatic Asylum The present buildings, which accom over 400 patients, will be adapted for female patients and the extension devoted entirely for male patients. It has been suggested by an analysis of her records that she was most likely also suffering from congenital syphilis. In 1909 Great Barr Hall came on the market and the Chairman of the Guardians suggested they acquire it. 1872 two infirmaries added 8 Susan Boyle Stayed at Priory Hospital 1888 new laundry old one converted to female infirmary and dormitories over, new lodge The Hall and estate were acquired by Cheshire County Council in 1932. St Mary’s Home for Mental Deficients, Painswick Original Leicestershire asylum seems to have opened in May 1837, part of university buildings. Broadmoor opened as a mental institution in May 1863, and has since become synonymous with some of Britain's most notorious criminals. Isolation hospital with six beds. The conditions of the competition suggested south of site for the hospital, and buildings had to conform with the suggestions and instructions relating to mental hospitals published in 1933. This is one of the best hospitals in the UK. Plans in Hertfordshire Record Office. Established by 1883. Digby Hospital, Exeter Proposed 1898. Historic England Archives, BF100362 (Part of Exe Vale Hospital) 1901 isolation hospital, iron construction, Rainhill Hospital, St Helens, Merseyside Ills in BN 1907. 1893-1906 ext E H Harbottle new laundry, nurses’ block and buildings for paupers The asylum that launched his career. Site purchased 1856. Includes small plan. Historic England Archives, BF100102 Fairfield Hospital, Stotfold, (Arlesey) Bedfordshire Vaguely échelon plan. 1884 ext A. Attractive site. An asylum had been established in 1830 in St Peter’s Street, then moved to Lauriston House. Historic England Archives, BF60268 New ward for criminal lunatics 1850. Three ‘ranks’ of patients according to their means. 1908 two villas planned and other minor adds 1903 isolation hospital Coldeast House, an early nineteenth century house once owned, at different times, by Admiral Lord Hood, Quintin Hogg and the Montefiore family, was purchased by Hampshire County Council in 1925. [17] Orange was in charge from 1870–1886. 1853 chapel (extended 1871 rebuilt 1904) Portsmouth Borough Lunatic Asylum Designed by George Rake of Portsmouth, built 1875-9, pavilion plan, Byzantine-Gothic style. First asylum in British Isles built to cater specifically for those with mental disabilities. But seems to have been in use as an asylum for idiots since Christmas 1849. The Rectory Estate was purchased by the Asylums Board in 1894 on which to build new asylum for chronic cases, on lines of Caterham and Leavesden. A Gazetteer of Historic Asylums and Mental Hospitals in England, 1660-1948. If they don’t have the patient records for that period, they probably know what has happened to them. Little Plumstead Mental Deficiency Colony stablished in grounds of Plumstead Hall. Designed for 1,250 patients, it was the largest in Eurpoe. High Royds Hospital, Menston, West Yorkshire Corridor plan. Our blogs offer a longer look at some of the most pressing issues facing mental health policy and practice, written by people with lived experience and practitioners. Opened June 1917 for mentally deficient boys, claimed to be first establishment of its kind to be provided by a municipality since the Mental Deficiency Act of 1913 came into force. There are few lunacy commissions for England in the 20th century. 1877-9 private theatre/entertainment hall (listed Grade II*) 1877 adds including chapel by Joseph Neale and sanatorium Records for St Mary’s Hospital are with Tyne and Wear Archives. 1910 foundation stone laid, designed by F. Whitmore, County Architect, and opened May 1913. In 1854 a second county asylum was built at Rainhill. The Department of Health and Ministry of Justice National Personality Disorder Strategy published in October 2011 concluded that the resources invested in the DSPD programme should instead be used in prison based treatment programmes and the DSPD service at Broadmoor was required to close by 31 March 2012. Mix of random rubble stone and some brick. The more important of the private asylums certainly should be included, and I will add Peckham to the list. 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Completed in 1863, it was built to a design by Sir Joshua Jebb, an officer of the Corps of Royal Engineers, and covered 53 acres (21 hectares) within its secure perimeter. Barnsley hall Hospital, Bromsgrove 1870-71 detached wing 134 convalescent and working men, also by Rowe Very similar to Fairmile Hospital, Cholsey. Detached chapel. Accessed 21 February 2009. Historic England Archives, BF100658 Not more than three storeys. 1894-7 new chapel. Historic England Archives, BF101292 1904-6 W. J. Jennings designed two larger hospital buildings (villas?). 1908-13 enlarged, Warley Hospital, Brentwood 1926 nurses’ home, Brown and Burgess. He also advised the Home Office on how to approach criminal insanity. 200 patients in all. Built 1839-41 designed by William Moseley. You do not have Peckham House in Camberwell. Stanley Royd Hospital, Wakefield Dated 1845, the year they decided to build, opened 1847. Established by the National Society for the Employment of Epileptics in 1884. [54], The investigation also concluded that 'the institutional culture in Broadmoor was previously inappropriately tolerant of staff–patient sexual relationships,' and that when there were female patients they were required to undress and bathe in front of staff and sometimes visitors. Mental Deficiency Institution. 1870 further block added 1873 chapel added Red brick, 22 blocks for 1,250 patients and residence for officials medical staff etc. Laundry 1936. Third class patients, galleries and associated sleeping rooms. Built as the State Criminal Asylum, 1863, to designs by Major-General Joshua jebb architect of the Model Prison at Pentonville. Designs were provided by William Stark in 1813 (the year he died), work was carried through by another architect. Later had a bad reputation as pro restraint. 1859 committee of visitors inviting architects to compete for enlargements but it was found unsuitable for further expansion and a new site was acquired for a second asylum. These continued the Neo-Georgian style, in brick with hipped slate roofs. Historic England Archives, BF101333 1883-4 annex, jolly looking plan 1835 competition for design: 70 patients, 50 paupers and 20 private. 1810 new site acquired. House acquired by Cumberland, Westmoreland and Carlisle Joint Board 1930-1 house altered and two villas built to designs by J. H. Morton & Sons, further villas added later, plus recreation hall and school. Elcock also designed Runwell which repeats many of the elements here. Three blocks, timber pre-fabs of c.1914. Prize for the silliest name. Colney Hatch Asylum, Second Middlesex County Lunatic Asylum c.1910 school building Built to ease over-crowding at the other Lancashire asylums. 1890 theatre and recreation room erected, Makes interesting comparison with Holloway Asylum. Located in Bedford, this hospital has been around since the 1890s and has 400 beds. Lea Castle Hospital, Wolverley and Cookley, Hereford & Worcestershire Powick Hospital, Hereford & Worcestershire Aston Hall Hospital, Aston-upon-Trent, Derbyshire 1911 boys side new wings The 10 Worst Mental Health Treatments in History. Still in hospital use 2015. Hertfordshire County Mental Deficiency Colony Established in 1933 with 620 beds, designed by J. M. Sheppard 1929. Fire destroyed laundry. Covered in The Builder in 1939 when completed, including a block site plan. Historic England Archives, BF101598 Historic England Archives, BF102006 1907 isolation hospital with 6 beds Towards end of First World War became a Military Hospital, then in 1920 Ministry of Pensions. In 1907 offer of £30,000 to LCC to establish hospital for treatment of mental illness, which would be for early treatment of cases of acute mental disorder with a view to preventing the need to send patients to a county asylum, also to promote research and to serve as an educational establishment for medical students. The building is dated 1843. 1896 partly demolished. Switzerland has some of the most forward-thinking psychiatric hospitals in the world when it comes to affective disorder treatment. First Kent County Lunatic Asylum 1829 designs by John Whichcord, opened 1 January 1833 (St Andrew’s House). 1937 staff houses, Boardman again and semi-detached buildings for infectious cases It was designed by Joseph Potter, the County Surveyor. Second phase 1887-90. Canterbury Borough Lunatic Asylum, Stone House Asylum Erected in 1900-02 to designs by W. J. Jennings of Canterbury on a sort of mini-échelon, four two-storey pavilions only. 1901-2 two pavilions added Isolation hospital nice but bashed about. c.1866 new detached Medical Superintendent’s house 1932 reception hospital. Plan very like Wakefield, Glasgow etc with octagon and central stair and wings off it. Interesting looking boiler house bit with reservoirs on either side. Historic England Archives, BF37536 Second Dorset County Asylum 1860-3 designed by H. E. Kendall. 1859-60 ext new wings on M & F sides. Plan from 1816 survives, in which year it was extended. Mental Deficiency Colony established by 1931 by Hampshire Joint Hospitals Committee. A patient sits in a restraint chair at the West Riding Lunatic Asylum in Wakefield, England in 1869. Historic England Archives, BF86905 This particular list differs in that it is arranged chronologically; it also acts as an index to the hospital files at Historic England's Archives. Plymouth Borough Lunatic Asylum, now sensitively converted to housing, some demolition.Competition held for design 1886 architects placed third given commission because they were the cheapest. For 144 patients. Hine & Odgers, of Plymouth. 1904-7 Leicester and Rutland, designed by S. P. Pick of Everard, Son and Pick of Leicester. The hospital closed in 1995 and the buildings were converted into apartments, renamed Southdowns Park. Historic England Archives, BF102230 Glenside Hospital, Bristol Hull Borough Asylum 1876 two large blocks of additional buildings, Hartley again 1897 Nurses’ home and servants accomm. All by H. J. Tollit Coleshill Hall was acquired by Birmingham Corporation by 1928 when advertising tenders for four villas and alts and adds to residence. Extended in 1849, 1850s (John Brown architect), who also designed an unusual octagonal chapel built there in 1856-9. 1884 new workshop block, mortuary etc plans approved completed 1888 I have found information about it on line elsewhere though. Plans approved 1912, for 1,300 pauper patients and 100 paying patients. Closed 1975 and demolished 1976 to make way for the new general hospital. Suffolk County Asylum Established in 1827-9 by Suffolk County in the converted House of Industry built c.1767 and closed in 1826. Knowle Hospital, Wickham This is also one of the biggest UK hospitals as well as one of the oldest having been operational since the 1830s. 1924 same architect asked to draw up more plans for accommodation for low grade defectives. Leicester Frith Hospital Severalls hospital, Colchester 1897 two new blocks for 50 patients each: The Hospital, 12 June 1897 p.187: ‘The asylum is an old one, and it was proposed to make various alterations, and plans for these were prepared, but the Lunacy Commissioners refused to sanction them. 1938 colony hospital Sneinton was demolished and replaced by Saxondale Hospital in 1902. Graylingwell Hospital, Chichester Historic England Archives, BF100207 Closed March 1995, site sold to Alliance and Leicester. Similar to Maidstone. 1877 ditto [Sarah Whittingham, Sir George Oatley: Architect of Bristol 2011] It was designed on a colony plan, and like Runwell was a mental hospital, not a mental deficiency colony. Hollymoor Hospital, Birmingham 1891 Nurses’ Home 1929 scheme to move to new site, Langdon Farm London, England, United Kingdom About Blog Centre for Mental Health is an independent UK mental health charity. 1936 two convalescent villas and medical superintendent’s house. 1860 decorative iron fire escapes added When Broadmoor began life in the 1860s the attitude towards mental health was radically different. Fourth Lancashire County Asylum, Interesting for its transitional plan between pavilion and échelon, like Cane Hill, U-plan. Napsbury Hospital, London Colney Situated to the north of Preston. 1880s workshops and mortuary Wood. 1836, 1842, 1844, 1847 adds. Wyatt possibly involved somewhere. Historic England Archives, BF100408 Decided to build new asylum 1853. Historic England Archives, BF102240 1866 ext. 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