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Oulton Hall Mental Hospital


Subject ID:
2018926_176887
Location:
Oulton
Subject Year:
Copyright:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
LEO 9226
Oulton Hall Mental Hospital
Description:
Undated. Rear view of Oulton Hall, probably taken when it was in use as a mental hospital. Oulton Hall was the home of the Calverley family, and was built in 1855 by John Calverley after a fire in 1850 destroyed the previous building. After his death in 1900, the family did not live there again, and during WW1 it was used as a hospital and convalescent home. In 1925 it was sold to West Riding Council, and from 1928 to 1972 it was in use as a mental hospital. In 1974 the hall was bought by West Yorkshire Police, with plans to convert it to their headquarters, bit due to lack of resources, this never took place. The hall was bought by DeVere Hotels in 1991, who undertook a £20 million restoration to a five star hotel, with gardens, golf course and spa.

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