Not much information on this one and not going to share too much. A lonely little “shack”, as I like to call it, located somewhere in Essex that amazingly I drove past every single day and didn’t even notice it until a fellow urbexer pointed it out to me.
Good little explore and was great to kill half an hour, there wasn’t too much to see other than the “shack” itself which was in a pretty bad way.
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Derbyshire Royal Infirmary (DRI) was established in 1810 on land formerly part of Derby’s Castlefield estate on land near what is now Bradshaw Way and the A6 London Road. It was known as the Derbyshire General Infirmary at the time. In 1890 a Typhoid outbreak sweeped through the hospital, and the buildings design was blamed. The hospital is entirely demolished, a year later Queen Victoria laid the foundation stone of what would become Derbyshire Royal Infirmary. The neo-Jacobean building was completed in 1894, and its main features were its ‘Onion’ shaped domed towers and its central corridor which ran the length of the hospital.
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