Month: November 2020

West Park Asylum

West Park Hospital was erected by London County Council during the years 1913-1924 and officially opened on 20 June 1924.…

Cann Tunnel

“One of our very first explores took us to Cann Tunnel , a small partially flooded tunnel” History of Cann…

Butleigh Hospital

“We decided to visit this place but spent about 20 mins inside as most of the upstairs was not accessible…

Fort Bovisand

Work started on the main part of the fort in 1861. Originally intended to have two stories of casemates like Fort Picklecombe, the…

Quality Inn Hotel

When the building was first opened as the Mayflower Post House in 1970, it was one of the city’s tallest…

Headlands Hotel

This is the Headlands Hotel, once a great Victorian establishment, constructed at a time when the new railway would bring…

Reel Cinema

Built on the site of the Theatre Royal (1813-1937, architect J. Foulston), the Royal Cinema was built for and operated…

Oldway Mansion

Opposite the main entrance to the mansion is a large round building known as The Rotunda. This was built in…

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