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  • Scotland , Ayr

    The designed landscape at Ailsa Hospital was laid out as grounds for the then county lunatic asylum in the 1860s. The site has since been developed with the addition of villas in the 1890s and a hospital block in 1904.

  • England , Greater London

    Described as 'one of the grand almshouses of north-east London', the building has a number of plaques recording that electric light was brought to the almshouses in 1924 and that gas was installed in 1939. The almshouses remain in residential use and are now Council housing.

  • England , Bristol

    Barrow Hospital has landscaped grounds for the purpose-built hospital, encompassing ancient woodlands. The hospital was built between 1934 and 1937.

  • England , Malvern

    The Beauchamp Almshouses were built in the 19th century to the design of P.C. Hardwick, who also designed the nearby church and who was remodelling Madresfield Court for the same client. The almshouses frame a formal garden with ornamental gates.

  • England , Worcester

    Berkeley Hospital is an early 18th-century almshouse with a garden in the courtyard.

  • England , Greater London

    There remain numerous specimen trees, beech-hedged garden areas to the west, notable limes in the park to the south, and horse chestnuts along Monks Orchard Road, which was once part of the estate. The site is fronted to Monks Orchard Road with railings, and to the north with extensive laurel and rhododendron.

  • England , Bristol

    This is a hospital garden dating to 1926-27 in memory of Harold Edgar Melville Wills (who died in 1925). It was designed in the style of the garden at Bracken Hill House, Woodspring, overlying the early 19th century garden of Cotham House. The garden centres around a small formally laid out rose garden immediately to the south of the main hospital building.

  • England , Bristol

    The rose garden is immediately to the south of the main hospital building.

    Part/component of: Bristol Homeopathic Hospital

  • England , Crowthorne

    Broadmoor is a mid-19th-century asylum, built for the criminally insane to designs by Joshua Jebb and opened in 1863. The extensive contemporary grounds cover 130 hectares, and include large, formal terraces leading down to a vast former kitchen garden, surrounded by high walls, beyond which lies ornamented farmland.

  • Wales , Bronllys

    The site at Bronllys hospital comprises a late-19th-century mansion and an early-20th-century purpose-built tuberculosis hospital with associated landscaping, set in earlier 18th- and 19th- century parkland. Late-19th-century grass terraces survive as well as some mature trees which may have been planted in the original 18th-century parkland.

  • England , Stockport, Greater Manchester

    Brookfield has a house with grounds and a park to the north-east of the Wilmslow Road. The site is bounded by a brook to the north and there are productive gardens to the eastern edge of the site. There is a park to the west with boundary planting along the road. There is now a clinic on the site.

  • Wales , Llanfairfechan

    The park and gardens at Bryn-y-neuadd, now a hospital, were laid out by Edward Milner in the mid-19th century. There is a formal Italianate garden and an extensive kitchen garden. Pulham & Son constructed artificial pools and rockwork features in a stream by the former Grand Lodge.

  • England , Burghill, Hereford

    The parkland attached to the former Hereford County and City Lunatic Asylum, built from 1868 to 1872. There are many ornamental trees.

  • England , Greater London

    The Licensed Victuallers Asylum opened in 1833, initially designed to provide 43 homes for retired victuallers, but over the next decades demand for accommodation was such that it expanded considerably, becoming the largest almshouse complex in London. The first range is on 3 sides of a quadrangle overlooking a large expanse of garden, with railings to the road. In 1959 the Society moved to new Almshouses in Denham and in 1960 Camberwell Borough Council acquired the property for council housing. It was renamed Caroline

  • England , Greater London

    The main part of the hospital is a 17-storey block and at the front of the site is a water garden with fountain, some emergent planting and a half-size version of 'Reclining Figure' by Henry Moore. To the south are trees and lawns, with bushes along the north perimeter. The old weathervane from Fulham Infirmary is in the main garden behind the hospital and a new courtyard garden was created in 1996 featuring 'Horse and Rider' by Robert Clatworthy.

  • England , Stockport

    The hospital was one of the first to incorporate new ideas about the treatment of the mentally ill. As a result the grounds were considered key in patients' recovery. Features included a kitchen garden, flower gardens, meadow land, shrubberies, a sunken garden and various sports and recreational areas.

  • England , Greater London

    Chelsfield Park Hospital has ornamental gardens with lawn and mature and semi-mature trees.

  • England , Copthorne, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

    Copthorne House had extensive grounds laid to the north and west of the house by 1824. They included an irregular ornamental lake and islands with two rustic bridges, a boathouse, and a cottage. In 1869, the pleasure grounds around the house featured shrubberies and fine timber. Walled kitchen gardens had four forcing houses and vinery pits. The park also included mature fir trees.

  • England , Stafford

    The asylum was built by Lord Talbot in 1854 as an insane institution for the rich. It cost thirty thousand pounds, and was renovated two years later for twenty thousand pounds. The building stood in grounds of 30 acres, and was designed by Fulljames & Waller of Gloucester in a Gothic style.

  • England , Manchester

    This almost square-shaped, country estate consisted of a house with a central open park land, a lake to the south-west and a wooded area with boundary walks to the north.