Haunted Workhouses
Doncaster Asylum
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Doncaster Asylum

St Catherine’s was built in 1827 and owned by George Banks, a wealthy cloth merchant from Leeds. The house stayed part of the family until 1928 when a consortium of local businessmen bought the estate. In...   Read More »

Newsham Park Hospital
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Newsham Park Hospital

Once an orphanage, a psychiatric hospital and nursing home, now it 99,000 sq ft of corridors and rooms stands empty and deserted. Opened in 1874 as a orphanage for 321 children, however by the end of World...   Read More »

Ragged School
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Ragged School

The Ragged School Museum is a characteristic building with a fascinating past. Situated in a Grade II Victorian warehouse by the Regent’s canal in London’s Mile End, the building was occupied by Dr....   Read More »

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Thackray Museum

Just north of Leeds city centre you'll find the award-winning Thackray Medical Museum housed within the Grade II listed old workhouse building of St James Hospital. In the late 1840s after an influx of...   Read More »

leominster workhouse
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Leominster Workhouse

Leominster (pronounced Lemster) dates back to the seventh century and has a turbulent past being the site of many historic battles of Celt, Roman, Saxon, Dane, Welsh, Norman, Plantagenet, Tudor, Roundhead...   Read More »

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