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    Pool Park was built as a manor house between 1826-29 for the second Lord Bagot.The house was sold to the Tate family (of Tate & Lyle) as a family home. In the mid 1930's Pool Park was bought by the local health authority with the intention of converting it into a convalescent home for 80 male patients, and then during the war this was increased to 120. A prisoner of war camp was also built in the grounds!



    In 1949 the house became a mental hospital to take some of the pressure off nearby Denbigh Asylum which was by now creaking at the seams. At this point female patients began to be treated as well. During the late 60s and early 70s mental asylums in the UK were progressively closed and Pool Park was no exception, finally closing it's doors in 1989.



























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    Great report! I like that chapel :)

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    Looks like it's been cleaned out ready for whatever conversion happens to it. Not seen the little chapel before though, nice.
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    I liked that, nicely done, Thanks
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    Thank you!!

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    Nicely done! Thank you.

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    Nice set that.never seen that chapel before
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    yeah there amazing all that hand carved and you can't beat the original decor like that!

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    Yeah the chapel was on the ot side tucked away nicely lol

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