Looking back at West Park Mental Hospital (2008 – 2011)

Looking back at West Park Mental Hospital (2008 – 2011)

With the rebirth of County Asylums and the continual work on one of our own personal websites, we have found ourselves reediting…

Victorian Asylum Aerial Photographs

Victorian Asylum Aerial Photographs

It is very hard to convey the size of the old Victorian Asylums in a single image; these were vast and complex…

North Of The Border

North Of The Border

Here at County Asylums we like creating more work for ourselves! Not content with creating individual pages for nearly 150 asylums in…

Hellingly Hospital through the years

Hellingly Hospital through the years

Hellingly Hospital. The East Sussex Asylum that opened in 1902 and closed its doors to patients in 1994. It sat nestled in…

Whitchurch Hospital: Moving On – A New Exhibition

Whitchurch Hospital: Moving On – A New Exhibition

Our friends at the Whitchuch Historical Society are pleased to annouce a new exhibition at Cardiff Central Library opening on the 6th…

‘The Big House – The History of Shelton Hospital

‘The Big House – The History of Shelton Hospital

An exhibition called ‘The Big House – The History of Shelton Hospital’ is now on at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery until…

Whitchuch Hospital ‘End of an Era’ Exhibition

Whitchuch Hospital ‘End of an Era’ Exhibition

We recently went along to the excellent ‘End of an Era’ exhibition at the soon to close Whitchurch Hospital Due to popularity…

Updates – York & Hull

Updates – York & Hull

Firstly thank you to everyone for your kind comments on the revamped site. We’re really pleased with what we’ve done and even…

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to county asylums.  If you remember the original site you’ll probably know what the old one was about. Maybe even…