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Hello my Friends,

It’s been a while but I got a few places of interest to put up over the coming weeks.

I got a call from my friend “Shot in the Dark†who had found this site and invited me along, so glad he did


Not a lot of history about this place but it was well worth the journey.

It was essentially two cottages joined together and it seems that two brothers lived there until one died and then eventually the other followed. Both cottages had many interesting items to photograph and seemed like a real blast from the past. There was still a wedding dress in the second cottage we visited.

Sadly my friends did a revisit not so long ago and I have now heard that most of the items have now been burnt out in the back garden. It appears that it will be the owners and not vandals as the site has been part demolished and looks like it will either be redeveloped or the land used for a modern dwelling.

Hope you enjoy






Yes, I am guilty of moving items for a better image :P


Not this one though :rolleyes:



Thanks for looking :smile:

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That's fantastic, what a find. Fancy burning treasures like that though I just don't get it.

thanks for sharing

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Hello mate cool to see your out and about as know you've been busy.

Cracking place and shots also by the sounds of it glad you got there when you did.

It truly amazes me that in life some times the things we treasure and hold dear in the eyes of others is trash.

Horses for courses I guess but cant help think some go through life wearing blinkers.

Great share cheers buddy



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Wonderfully good but terribly sad seeing/hearing things beings destroyed..this was once someones life.Thank you for sharing this

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What sort of numpty owners would burn all that stuff! At least list it on ebay or take it to a flea market, don't ruin it like that!

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Just when I think the UK is running out of sweet stuff, then this comes along. Nice one, glad you got it done before the owners had their bonfire :weapon:

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Very nice. Sad to to hear stuff being burned, I treasure old stuff my mum and dad had left as they are my memories of them, but sadly some relatives have hidden lives and secrets, and we don't know the background and what happened, I tend to keep a open mind, glad you got to see it, great stuff.:)

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Beautiful photos mate

As the others have said it sooooo sad to see these stunning relics destroyed by HEATHENS


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