G Block Padded Cell, Royal Haslar Hospital, Gosport (Revisit)

History
“Disused naval hospital psychiatric ward otherwise known as ‘g block’. G Block was established in 1910 as a purpose-built psychiatric unit and was comprised of 2 wards, each with 12 beds. G-Block served as an assessment centre and sailors requiring longer term treatment were transferred to a psychiatric unit at Great Yarmouth. The padded cell was built by Pocock Brothers, a company who were responsible for the creation of a few other similar padded cells around that time. In practice the cell was rarely used.”

Explored: October 2019

Originally visited this padded cell December 2018, see my original post:

https://funkybusinessdaily.com/2018/12/23/g-block-psychiatric-ward-padded-cell-royal-haslar-hospital-gosport/https://funkybusinessdaily.com/2018/12/23/g-block-psychiatric-ward-padded-cell-royal-haslar-hospital-gosport/

 

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