Since the mid-1800s the south west and Channel Islands have been home to around twenty asylums. Almost all have now been closed and demolished or redeveloped.
|Barrow Gurney Hospital
|Built 1930's as second Bristol asylum. Site used for housing development.
|1993 merged with Manor Park
|Old buildings now UWE health care campus. Part of campus still psychiatric hospital. Chapel houses Glenside Museum. Manor Park now redeveloped as housing.
|St Juliens, St Peter le Port, Guernsey
|Town asylum which became the Guernsey asylum for men. Now a hostel or hotel.
|Castel Hospital, Guernsey
|Guernsey General Hospital, with ward for female psychiatric patients. lunatics. Became main psychiatric hospital.
|St Saviours Hospital, Jersey
|Built in 1868 as Island Asylum. Current main psychiatric ward built in grounds.
|St Lawrence's Hospital, Bodmin
|The 1815 Cornwall County Asylum. Now converted to housing.
|Devon county asylum, converted to housing.
|Exe Vale Hospital (Digby), Exeter
|former Exeter City Pauper Asylum. Now private apartments.
|Wonford House, Exeter
|Built as charity hospital in 1869 to replace St Thomas (opened in 1801, now demolished). Now the main Devon psychiatric hospital.
|Star Cross Hospital, Devon
|The only Victorian 'idiot asylum' in the South West and the first large Mental Handicap Hospital to close in England. Now housing site. Its 1950's annex, Langdon Hospital converted to a Forensic Psychiatric Hospital.
|Forston Asylum, Dorchester
|Residence converted to be Dorset's first asylum. Now back to being a private residence.
|Herrison Hospital, Dorchester
|Second Dorset county asylum. Converted to Housing Development
|Horton Rd Hospital , Gloucester
|Old 1823 asylum now converted to housing. Modern Wotton Lawn Psychiatric Hospital built in grounds.
|Coney Hill Hospital,
|Second Gloucestershire Asylum. Now private apartments
|Plymouth City Asylum. Converted to gated community development. Retains original cemetery cared for by community residents.
|Mendip Hospital, Wells
|First Somerset County Asylum. Converted to housing.
|Somerset's second asylum. Converted to housing.
|Roundway Hospital, Devizes
|The Wiltshire County asylum – now private housing. Modern Green Lane Psychiatric Hospital built in its grounds.