Napsbury Hospital, (also known as Middlesex County Asylum, Napsbury), St Albans, England
Record Id: 2375
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Napsbury Hospital is an echelon-style mental asylum, with grounds designed by William Goldring in an informal style.
Brief history of site
The asylum, founded in 1898, was designed in 1900 and opened in 1905 as the pauper asylum for the County of Middlesex. The grounds were laid out in about 1902 by William Goldring. The hospital was closed in 1998 and the site has been redeveloped.
Address: Napsbury Hospital, Shenley Lane, London Colney, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL2 1US
Locality: St Albans
Hertfordshire; St Albans; London Colney
Historical County: Hertfordshire
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South of the A414, west of London Colney.
Form of site: estate
Purpose of site: asylum landscape
Context or principal building: asylum
Site Style : informal
Site first created: 1898 to 1905
Main period of development: Early 20th century
Survival: Part: standing remains
Site Size (Hectares): 100