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Built in 1910 in Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom, Severalls Hospital was a psychiatric hospital which housed 2000 plus patients. The patients, who were separated by gender, were guinea pigs for new experiments. A number of female patients were sectioned here for bearing illegitimate children or even because they had been raped. Some of the treatments that took place at Severalls Hospital was lobotomies and ECT. Eventually, the hospital moved with the times and social acceptance and eventually got rid of these barbaric forms of treatment and introduced art and music therapy programs, along with medication and drugs. In August 1942, the hospital was bombed by the Luftwaffe, killing 38 patients. Severalls Hospital was eventually closed in 2013.

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Old Theatre and Town Hall by Tony
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There is a variety of theories about the derivation of the name Colchester. Some contend that is derived from the Latin words Colonia (referring to a type of Roman settlement with rights equivalent to those of Roman citizens,. Colchester is said to be the oldest recorded town in Britain on the grounds that it was mentioned by Pliny the Elder, who died in AD 79, although the Celtic name of the town, Camulodunon appears on coins minted by tribal chieftain Tasciovanus in the period 20-10BC. Soon after the Roman conquest of Britain in AD 43, a Roman legionary fortress was established, the first in Britain.

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Roman History by Tony
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There is a variety of theories about the derivation of the name Colchester. Some contend that is derived from the Latin words Colonia (referring to a type of Roman settlement with rights equivalent to those of Roman citizens,. Colchester is said to be the oldest recorded town in Britain on the grounds that it was mentioned by Pliny the Elder, who died in AD 79, although the Celtic name of the town, Camulodunon appears on coins minted by tribal chieftain Tasciovanus in the period 20-10BC. Soon after the Roman conquest of Britain in AD 43, a Roman legionary fortress was established, the first in Britain.

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The Vikings are coming by Tony
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Inside Cochester Museum, playing at dressing up. There is a variety of theories about the derivation of the name Colchester. Some contend that is derived from the Latin words Colonia (referring to a type of Roman settlement with rights equivalent to those of Roman citizens,. Colchester is said to be the oldest recorded town in Britain on the grounds that it was mentioned by Pliny the Elder, who died in AD 79, although the Celtic name of the town, Camulodunon appears on coins minted by tribal chieftain Tasciovanus in the period 20-10BC. Soon after the Roman conquest of Britain in AD 43, a Roman legionary fortress was established, the first in Britain.