SO8250 : Housing Estate on Site of Powick Mental Hospital

taken 12 years ago, near to Bowling Green, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Housing Estate on Site of Powick Mental Hospital
Housing Estate on Site of Powick Mental Hospital
The Worcestershire County Asylum opened here in 1852. Edward Elgar was appointed bandmaster in 1878. It was famous for using LSD on patients in the 1960s. I had Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) here for severe clinical depression in 1974. It closed in 1996.
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SO8250, 134 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 November, 2005   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 9 November, 2005
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Housing > Housing estate   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 821 506 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:9.2032N 2:15.7827W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 822 506
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