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New properties at City Heights looking towards Porchester Road

New houses have been built on the grounds surrounding the old Mapperley Mental Hospital, and prestige apartments have been developed within the old hospital buildings. The 'Borough of Nottingham Lunatic Asylum' opened (unfinished) on August 3rd, 1880, occupying 125 acres. It had its own farm, bakery and butchery, along with a church and recreation hall. It was designed by local architect George Th…