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asylums

30 November 2009

1892 – Superintendent’s Cottage, Bloomingdale Asylum, White Plains, New York

Architect: James Brown Lord

14 October 2009

1870 – Berkshire, Reading and Newbury Lunatic Asylum

Architect: C.H. Howell From The Builder, April 2, 1870: THE subject of the accompanying illustration is the newly erected asylum for the reception of the insane poor of the county of Berks and...

30 September 2009

1860 – The Finlay Asylum, Quebec City

Architect: Stent & Laver Perspective View published in The Builder, July 7th 1860.

30 September 2009

1871 – St. Davnet’s Hospital, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: John McCurdy Large complex of buildings built between 1869-71. The main block is said to be over sixty bays long, the building is built of rubblestone and brick detailing. The complex has...

17 September 2009

1885 – Thompson Memorial Home for Incurables, Lisburn, Co. Antrim

Architect: Godfrey W. Ferguson This fine building was erected in 1885 as “Thompson House for the Incurables”, named after a local surgeon (William Thompson MD) who had tragically died three years earlier. Endowments...

14 July 2009

1880 – New Borough Asylum, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire

Architect: Smith & Broderick The buildings enclose a double square, furnishing on either side a roomy airing-ground for the more troublesome of the patients. The central portion runs from south to north in...

29 June 2009

1899 – Storey House, Royal Albert Asylum, Lancaster, Lancashire

Architect: Dawson & Ashworth Perspective including ground & 1st.floor plans published in The Building News, February 3rd 1899.

29 June 2009

1884 – The Royal Albert Asylum for Idiots, Lancashire

Architect: Paley & Austin The chief stone of a new asylum for idiots of the six northern counties of England has been laid with Masonic ceremonial by the Earl of Zetland as Grand...

12 June 2009

1879 – Lunatic Asylum, Arlesley, Bedfordshire

Architect: G.F. Jones