Monthly Archives: September 2006

Thorpe Marsh Power Station – Yorkshire

Thorpe Marsh Power Station closed in 1994. Since then it has gradually been demollished. Well, everything except the cooling towers – 6 of them. The are also two biggish buildings (I have no idea what the were for) and several … Continue reading

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Rougham Hall – Suffolk

I recently went for a nice relaxing Sunday afternoon explore with my mum and nan. They’ve lived in the area for years and guided me through a thick forest to see this place. We could’ve gone the easy way, but … Continue reading

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Exmouth Junction Railway Depot – Exeter

Exmouth Junction was built as a locomotive depot in 1885. The locomotive depot closed in 1967, but carriages and wagons continued to receive repairs there for a few more years.

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Severalls Asylum – Colchester

Severalls Asylum was built in 1913. It closed in the late 1990s. In it’s heyday it housed 2000 patients; some of which were used in experimental medical tests/operations. More information about the hospital can be found on Wikipedia. This article … Continue reading

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