London Psychiatric Hospital

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London Psychiatric Hospital
Established 1870
Opened 1872
Closed 1997
Current Status Demolished
Building Style Cottage Plan
Location London, ON
Alternate Names
  • London Ontario Asylum for the Insane
  • London Asylum
  • London Health Centre


The third asylum built in Ontario. Originally located in the old barracks at Ft. Malden on the Detroit River. Built to relieve over crowding at Toronto's asylum. Most of the original buildings have been demolished over the years, only a few small ones remain. There are plans to re-use the property.