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Book TitleUrban spaces in nineteenth-century Ireland
Chapter TitleLevelling up the lower deeps : rural and suburban spaces at an Edwardian asylum
Chapter AuthorAllmond, Gillian
Book EditorLaragy, Georgina ; Purdue, Olwen ; Wright, Jonathan Jeffrey
PublisherLiverpool University Press
Contentelevations, figures, plans, sections, text
Note(s)Chapter on the 'Purdysburn Villa Colony', the second public asylum to be built in Belfast. Four villas (to designs by Graeme Watt & Tulloch) were completed between 1902 and 1906. The remaining buildings (a further six villas, a hospital, recreation hall, admin block, laundry, mortuary and churches) were constructed between 1909 and 1913 to designs by G.T. Hine.
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