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Haunted legacy

By clintQB  
This photo was inspired by the building behind it, High royds hospital or as it was called in the 1800s 'west ridings pauper lunatic asylum'. I went there to do some urbex work, but when we got there most of it had been turned into housing apart from the main entrance building, which is the on you see here. Even so the whole place still had a menacing air about it, there are many disturbing stories about this place....i sure wouldnt fancy living in one of those apartments....apparently at night, if you listen carefully the howls of the deranged lunatics can be heard echoing down the corridors and strange mumbling's whispered in the rooms.

Tags: General Digitally manipulated Digital art Flash and lighting Specialist and abstract Horror

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LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 100 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2012 6:04PM
Clever work. This building is just up the road from me but I have never thought to record it.

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sherlob Plus
13 3.1k 129 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2012 6:21PM
If I remember correctly I think my Dad actually worked here. I always remember his story about the guy who, to make his escape, jumped from the 3rd floor and shattered both his ankles - however, he still made it to the bus shelter on the main road...

I must ask him about the ghost stories. He used to work alone in charge of one of the wards during night duty. Scary - not because of the ghosts, but the fact he was a 2nd year student nurse at the time! So much for direct observation of practice...

Adam
Coleslaw 14 13.4k 28 Wales
15 Aug 2012 6:25PM
I certainly wouldn't want to live there.....
fazzer 10 54 7 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2012 8:29PM
excellent,love it,really well worked and where did you find that jacket.....you have bags of talent in creating this style of imageSmile
clintQB 8 51 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2012 9:01PM
wow.....i bet your dad has many stories to tell adam, if theres any scary ones let me know lol Grin thanks everyone for the comments and votes
canonfan 9 7 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2012 9:29PM
A haunting image and well presented
Jim
carper123 Plus
8 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2012 9:29PM
Wowww, Cint, another one of your images that totally gobsmack and scare the hell out of me, absolutely brilliant.
Love it.
Well done.
Darryl.SmileTongue
buxton 11 England
17 Aug 2012 8:06PM
Scary stuff Clint and excellently done.
Martin..
Nicely constructed theme and characterization in this image.

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