High Royds Mental Asylum in West Yorkshire

High Royds in West Yorkshire   History: High Royds Hospital is a former psychiatric hospital south of the village of Menston, West Yorkshire, England.   The hospital is located within in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough and was first opened on 8 October 1888 as the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum. In 1988, Jimmy Savile assaulted a patient at the hospital’s 100 anniversary celebrations.   The hospital closed in 2003 and the site has since been developed for residential use, some of which is in the old hospital buildings….

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