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 »
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 »
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 »
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 (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 »