from the Water Tower
Created from pictures provided by Chris Smith
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In 1962 or 1963 Chris managed to get to the top of the water tower and took a series of photos of the North-East corner of the grounds. The individual photos have been joined together to make a panorama that carries on where Dennis Herrell's series leaves off. In the foreground is the roof of the 'Club' - used for many years as a common room. On the left is Kett Hall and behind it is a group of huts and a truncated nissen hut used then, as now, for storage. These days they are screened by a hedge. The rest of the small huts - chalets - were homes to the married members of staff and their families. What was the other nissen hut used for? It doesn't appear on the original hospital plan.
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