Boiler House, Aycliffe Hospital, Heighington, Durham

Boiler House, Aycliffe Hospital, Heighington, Durham
Photograph taken June 1993 © Crown copyright.NMR ref: BB93/34547

The boiler house was part of the first phase of building in 1936-9. The distinctive octagonal chimney has been lowered since it was first built. The hospital itself was built as mental deficiency colony between 1936 and 1948.