Willow Court: Derwent & Esperance Houses

This is one of series of photos of Willow Court. The main post is here. The first buildings seen on entering the site are former Wards D & E (later Derwent and Esperance Houses). Built in the 1930s as male dormitories.

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Willow Court: Occupational Therapy

This is one of series of photos of Willow Court. The main post is here. This is the Occupational Therapy building, I think. There are lots of windows. From a nearby information panel: Built between 1964-67 the Occupational Therapy building connected Wards A and C and consisted of a female and male workrooms, a main…

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Willow Court: Ladies’ Cottage

This is one of series of photos of Willow Court. The main post is here. The Ladies’ Cottage. Built c.1868. I think originally it was one storey. There is a shop in there now, at the back. At the back.

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Willow Court: Ward C

This is one of series of photos of Willow Court. The main post is here. This was Ward C, aka Carlton House. There was an information panel near this building, which said: The “Criminal Block” was built in 1908-09, abutting the Barracks and the Pillar Block and facing the original A and B wards. It…

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Willow Court: Barracks

This is one of series of photos of Willow Court. The main post is here. This the building they call the barracks, constructed in 1830 as an Invalid Depot and later extended for use as an asylum. (Above photo is from 2004 but I didn’t get a good overview photo this time, on account of…

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Willow Court: Nurses Quarters

This is one of series of photos of Willow Court. The main post is here. These are the Nurses Quarters, constructed c.1911 Are now┬áNurses Quarters Shopping   Around the back.

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