WPW032467 WALES (1930). View of Newport Mental Hospital, Caerleon, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.

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Title [WPW032467] View of Newport Mental Hospital, Caerleon, oblique aerial view. 5"x4" black and white glass plate negative.
Reference WPW032467
Date 1930
Link Coflein Archive Item 6370783
Place name
Parish
District
Country WALES
Easting / Northing 333171, 190948
Longitude / Latitude -2.9652672388882, 51.612919798408
National Grid Reference ST332909

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Entertainments hall with 35mm cinema equipment

Louis
Monday 14th of October 2013 07:33:02 PM
Along here was the "Home Farm" for the hospital

thewiseoldman
Tuesday 3rd of July 2012 12:28:21 AM
Later site of Lodge Avenue.

thewiseoldman
Tuesday 3rd of July 2012 12:27:13 AM
This is where Morgan's shop was later built.

thewiseoldman
Tuesday 3rd of July 2012 12:26:25 AM
Probably bed sheets hanging out to dry.

SteveAUS
Friday 29th of June 2012 04:07:40 AM
I wonder if these are patients or nurses dressed in white that are dotted around

SteveAUS
Friday 29th of June 2012 04:03:52 AM
Could be both . My grandmother worked there from 1926. Asylums might have got a bad press, but I think this one was very caring and homely.

Teg
Sunday 17th of May 2015 02:19:17 PM

User Comment Contributions

!930s? No sign of any development of Lodge Road or Lodge Avenue, and the latter was ready near the end of the decade.

thewiseoldman
Sunday 1st of July 2012 07:43:17 PM
Newport Mental Hospital, Caerleon

owain
Thursday 28th of June 2012 11:50:07 AM