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France Villa Amelie / Manoir au piano, comparison pics 2010 - 2016

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The estate with the main-villa, a side building with chapel and a surrounding park was built from a textile manufacturer at the end of the 19th century, more specifically in 1899 (not in the 18th century, as is to be read often).

The textile factory was closed in the 1980s, the villa has been uninhabited for more than 16 years now.

Due to stupid vandalism a lot of things were destroyed, so also the piano in 2013. The villa itself burned down in summer of 2014.

 

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(about 1908)

 

 

My fist visit was six years ago, in 2010. Now I’ve visited it again, to take some comparison shots.

The current state is very sad ...

 

 

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Finally, a few more photos from 2010.

 

 

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Nice comparisons, such a shame that weather and people have got to that building. 

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@Vulex Agreed, it is a shame. Looks like someone even cut off the faces and took a lot of the woodwork from the organ...

 

Great pics, sad to see though.

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Brilliant this :thumb Love seeing reports like that but very saddening at the same time. Fall too many bell-ends on the road like you said :mad:

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