St Johns County Lunatic Asylum

St John’s Asylum in Lincolnshire, in the East of England was built 1852. The building was then known as Lindsey & Holland Counties & Lincoln & District Lunatic Asylum. The Asylum has also been known over the years as Lincolnshire County Pauper Lunatic Asylum and Bracebridge Heath Asylum. Finally it was given the name St…

Derelict Hermitage Mill

HermitageMill Hermitage Mill is a Grade II listed structure built by the 4th Duke of Portland. It started life as a cotton-spinning factory in 1803, and by 1848 was manufacturing high-quality embroidery thread for the world-renowned company, Taylor’s of Leicester. By 1894, hosiery manufacturers Samuel Eden & Son were leasing the mill, and eventually bought…