NorthWest Exploration Forum  
FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read
Go Back   NorthWest Exploration Forum > Site Reports > Asylums & Hospitals
Reload this Page Cherry Tree Hospital (Formerly Stockport Infection Diseases Hospital) - 5/2013
Asylums & Hospitals Pretty self explanatory this one.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Cherry Tree Hospital (Formerly Stockport Infection Diseases Hospital) - 5/2013
(#1)
Old
Inky's Avatar
Inky is Offline
New Member
 
Posts: 11
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Denton Manchester
Default Cherry Tree Hospital (Formerly Stockport Infection Diseases Hospital) - 5/2013 - 02-05-2013, 10:57

I was on the way back from Alton Towers and i passed this. Other than it being a hospital i didn't know anything about it at the time but i got my mate to pull over so i could have a gander. He decided to come with me but we had no torches or anything, so after downloading a terrible flashlight app we headed in to take a look. We couldn't see anything when we were on the bottom floor so we just did our best to take a couple of pictures on our blowers and come back a little more prepared on another day. Seen its been done a couple of times recently so the history has come from another report.

History

Presently known as Cherry Tree Hospital, dating back to its foundation year of 1880, the site was also titled Stockport Infection Diseases Hospital up until 1948, a reference to Whitehill Sanatorium is also noted. The cost of the build was reported to be 4,645, approximately 473,000 in todays money.
Prior to 1948, the hospital was used for the isolation of patients with diseases, particularly Tuberculosis, with a separate ward being provided for Typhoid sufferers. After 1948, the level of care was widened to accommodate other illnesses and ailments.
During the early years, the wards held between ten to sixteen simple framed beds, swan-neck bed lights and a large linear table as a focal point for the ward. The striking feature being the wooden herringbone floor.
The wards were provided with earth closets which would be emptied from the exterior of the building.
Aside from the general staff, there were seven live-in staff, Matron, three nurses and three servants.


Heres the photos ( very shoddy i apologise) anyway.




























Reply With Quote
(#2)
Old
Gibbo's Avatar
Gibbo is Offline
Just say NO
 
Posts: 1,143
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Prenton, Wirral
Default 03-05-2013, 11:41

Good stuff!


"WTF FOOKITY FOOK" - AndyJ 2010
Reply With Quote
(#3)
Old
ianzzr11's Avatar
ianzzr11 is Offline
dont do High stuff
 
Posts: 44
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: North wales - conway
Default 16-05-2013, 13:19

looks like its pretty dark in there
Reply With Quote
(#4)
Old
GeorgieBee is Offline
New Member
 
Posts: 2
Join Date: May 2013
Default 28-05-2013, 15:45

This looks fantastic. Worth going back with a decent torch I think!
Reply With Quote
(#5)
Old
Inky's Avatar
Inky is Offline
New Member
 
Posts: 11
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Denton Manchester
Default 29-05-2013, 11:10

Quote:
Originally Posted by GeorgieBee View Post
This looks fantastic. Worth going back with a decent torch I think!
ye definitely worth another trip. Did Feel like we were against the clock though to be honest after passing an unavoidable dome camera on the way in. Did see a security van on the way out not sure they knew we were in though
Reply With Quote
(#6)
Old
sasquatch500 is Offline
New Member
 
Posts: 1
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Salford
Default 11-06-2013, 11:36

Love the pics!!
Reply With Quote
(#7)
Old
poppy28's Avatar
poppy28 is Offline
New Member
 
Posts: 18
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Wirral
Default 12-06-2013, 22:31

Great pics.looks like it was an exciting explore.


Mind over matter
Reply With Quote
(#8)
Old
SBD77 is Offline
New Member
 
Posts: 10
Join Date: Jun 2013
Default 03-07-2013, 18:52

Great find
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 2 (0 members and 2 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBulletin Skin developed by: vBStyles.com
2008-2015. Photographs and text are copyright and the property of the poster unless otherwise stated, and should not be used without express written permission.
Any opinions stated by users of this forum are NOT those of the site owners, each poster takes FULL responsibility for their own posts.