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UK Cloud Cottage, Wales, June 2016

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I've always wanted to come across an abandoned house with Gas Masks from the Second World war still inside, possibly the inner child in me who glorified war growing up, still influencing my interest in that conflict. And with reports of 'Soldiers Widow' being emptied of most things of interest this was the only location that I knew of, that was a maybe. 

So while I was in Wales to guide a friend down a certain slate mine full of cars, I made sure I had plenty of time to stop by here. 

Passing by a very angry looking farmer on the long single road to this location, who obviously knew where we were going, we walked the rest of the way, from where the road ended with haste. Arriving at the house, we found it to be very professionally boarded up, upstairs and down, quite possibly the best i've seen, all reinforced inside too. Fortunately for me, it was still accessible. 


Inside it was pitch black and had a family of rats/mice (I didnt see any, but I heard them squealing and saw plenty of droppings). And with a farmer Potentially on his way up to bullock us, I was in and out in 10-15 mins.

I just set my tripod up, plonked it down, shone the torch at the ceiling (so that the light reflected and lit the room evenly) and shot as quick as i could. In hindsight I wish I took more time.

















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Nice to see this place pop up again. I thought it's days were long gone. Sad to see the state of it now but it's the same with most thesedays.

Some really nice shots, I like the organ one, very beautifuly detailed woodwork on that. Nice clock too.


Thanks for sharing :thumb 



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I can imagine you don't want to stay too long with that farmer behind.

Great location and so much to see! Like 2 and 4 :thumb

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Very nice set. The picture with the clock and the organ is my favorite one.

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Very well done to get all this in 15min !

I'm sure that there could well be other 'cloud cottages' hidden and forgotten out there.....

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Recently got into cottaging more and more, and i have always liked the look of this one. Nice pictures :thumb 

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Im the opposite @hamtagger I was really into them, and then seeing what happened with Vanity and Sabre with things going missing and trashed it put me right off. 

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