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UK Abandoned 17th Century Hotel - Old Coach House - Dover Road, Barham (A2)

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Well this is probably my biggest 'find' yet, although I didn't go in the building.

Here's the Old Coach Inn/House, a 17th century two-star hotel, previously run by a French chef. After looking at old reviews, the Hotel seems to have had a variety of feedback; the majority being negative. I assume these kind of places don't get much business, it's pretty hidden away and not the best location - this is the same place as the burn-out Diner. I went here a few months ago, and from what I can remember there was a sign outside saying "yard to let". I don't think anyone will be snapping this up anytime soon.

In 2013, the place was discovered to be a huge cannabis farm making "industrial amounts" - another reason I didn't really want to go in, although I assume it's been cleared of the stuff. Here's the news link:

http://www.kentonline.co.uk/canterbury/news/hotel-drugs-factory-1053/

Anyway, time for some pics.

Exterior shots

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One of my favorite shots there ^

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Interior shots

These first two were taken through the large windows at the front of the building

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These next couple were taken at the right side of the building, there are a couple side entrances there

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Now here's the scariest part of the place that I saw (I'm sure there's much worse inside). This is at the right side of the building. Flung open trap doors. Still makes me shiver lookin at these pics

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I used the zoom and flash on the last couple pictures - and I've been trying to see what's on the small table. What worries me is; look on the right of that table, that looks like a smashed pot, with ashes scattered over the table. I really hope it's not. Tell me what you think it is, hope you enjoyed my second report. :)

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As time goes by it all falls into place and having fun whilst doing it is the name of the game :D

A cool write and a little bit of advice invest in a tripod as will help a great deal.

Thanks for sharing :thumb

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My God I hope it isn't what you think, the place does seem to have a sad look about it.. Sound advice from SK mate - a tripod would be a good investment. Nothing fancy, just a little cheap lightweight one is all you need :)

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