Mansfield Training School and Hospital

Abandoned
Also known as: Mansfield Training School
Jct. of CT 32 & CT 44, Mansfield, Connecticut

A state-run facility for the mentally retarded, closed since 1993.

Photos 

MTS 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman in February 2017

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Description 

Abandoned for over 20 years, the complex was listed on the National Register of Historic Places before being turned over to the University of Connecticut. Costly to renovate, UConn would need specific state approval to restore or demolish.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1987
Reference number
87001513
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Victorian
Areas of significance
Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Agricultural outbuildings; School; Institutional housing; Hospital
Current functions
Single dwelling; Institutional housing; Hospital; School; Agricultural outbuildings
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Significant year
1917
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 53
Non-contributing buildings: 7

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2017: New photos from Chester Gehman

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