Tag : Hall

Royal Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire

Royal Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire

Established as a tuberculosis settlement in 1918, the Royal Papworth Hospital grew to be a world-leading heart and lung hospital, and moved to new premises in 2019

Zeche HR, Germany

Zeche HR, Germany

Zeche HR was a mine in Germany with an amazing bathhouse full of baskets, and features a huge hammerhead winding tower. There’s also an elephant!

Convent of Mercy, Buttevant, Ireland

Convent of Mercy, Buttevant, Ireland

The Buttevant Convent of Mercy in Ireland’s County Cork was constructed in 1879 and was home to the Sisters of Mercy until their departure in 2012.

Tuberculosis Sanatorium, Italy

Tuberculosis Sanatorium / Hospital, Italy

A tuberculosis sanatorium in Italy that later became a general hospital with a huge chapel and traditional Italian architecture.

Glenmaroon and Knockmaroon House, Dublin, Ireland

Glenmaroon and Knockmaroon House, Dublin, Ireland

The former residence of Arthur Guinness, featuring grand wood panelling and staircases, stained glass windows and even a swimming pool.

Cahercon House, Kildysart, Ireland

Cahercon House, Kildysart, Ireland

Built around 1790 overlooking the Shannon Estuary, Cahercon House is a 60-bedroom Georgian mansion with an interesting history.

Guildhall, Police Station and Central Fire Station, Nottingham

Guildhall, Police Station and Central Fire Station, Nottingham

Former Magistrates’ court, police station and fire station, all in one grand 1880s building with a stunning entrance hall and Art Deco features

Whitchurch Hospital / Cardiff City Asylum, Wales

Whitchurch Hospital / Cardiff City Asylum, Wales

Opening in 1908 the Cardiff City Asylum had space for 750 psychiatric patients. The hospital closed in 2016 after being deemed unsuitable for modern services.

Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

The Grand Hotel Straubinger was the largest hotel in Bad Gastein until its closure in 1999. The hotel has been disused ever since.

Terme Tommasini, Italy

Terme Tommasini Hotel and Health Spa, Italy

Constructed in the 1920s, Terme Tommasini is a huge hotel in Italy that features a grand hall with marble columns and numerous health spa facilities and treatment rooms.