The Chapel

the chapel

Hospital for Criminal Mental defectives – Z Ward

Originally known as “L Ward” until 1932, building commenced in September 1884 and it was completed in 1885. A new dining room (since demolished) was added by A.R. Green in 1955 at a cost of  £6,397.

A condition of the building contract for the Ha Ha security wall was that it “had to be built at the same height at the same time and that as many tradesmen and laborers as possible had to be employed at the one time.

womens dining and chapel

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