J4944 : Memorial for the Patients and Staff of the former Downshire Mental Hospital

taken 31 days ago, near to Downpatrick, Struell and Saul, Northern Ireland

Memorial for the Patients and Staff of the former Downshire Mental Hospital
Memorial for the Patients and Staff of the former Downshire Mental Hospital
This is located in front of the hospital's Great Hall.
The grand buildings on the Downshire Estate had for almost a century housed one of the biggest mental institutions in Northern Ireland. The Downshire Mental Hospital was for decades the biggest employer in Downpatrick. The abolition of large mental asylum in the second half of the 20thC saw the closure of the Downshire Mental Hospital
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Thursday, 23 January, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 27 January, 2020
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Health and social services 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 498 441 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:19.4288N 5:41.8361W
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Irish: geotagged! J 498 441
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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