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Search Aspect ( mental hospital )
Location - Leeds & District

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Oulton Hall - staircase (Oulton)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows the Grand Staircase at Oulton Hall. The Hall, originally the residence of the Calverley family, was used as a mental hospital from the end of WW2 until 1972. It was then bought by West Yorkshire Police for use as a headquarters, but this never took place, and it fell into dereliction for about 20 years. In 1991 the hall was bought by DeVere Hotels who carried our a £20 million restoration, restoring many of the original features, including the staircase seen here.
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Oulton Hall Mental Hospital (Oulton)
Black & White imageUndated. View of the main entrance to Oulton Hall, which was probably in use as a mental hospital when this photograph was taken. 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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Oulton Hall Mental Hospital (Oulton)
Black & White imageUndated. View shows Oulton Hall seen from the south-east, likely during the time 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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Oulton Hall Mental Hospital (Oulton)
Black & White imageUndated. 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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Oulton Hall Mental Hospital, Kitchens (Oulton)
Black & White imageUndated. Photograph thought to have been taken in the kitchens at Oulton Hall during the time it was in use as a mental hospital. It then fell derelict for about 20 years until its purchase in 1991 and restoration by DeVere Hotels.
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