Severalls Lunatic Asylum - Reflections in the Corridor

Urbex: Severalls Lunatic Asylum, Colchester – October 2013 (revisit 2)

History Briefly Severalls Lunatic Asylum aka The Second Essex County Asylum aka Severalls Hospital located in ¬†Colchester, Essex was a psychiatric hospital built in 1910 . ¬†Controversial psychiatric experiments / treatments were known to have taken place at Severalls including electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) along with the use of frontal lobotomies. These sorts of treatments peaked…