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  1. TheBackpackExplorer


    The History Grade II listed building Griffin Lodge dates back to 1824 & was built by Blackburn cotton magnate, Thomas Dugdale who was instrumental in bringing the first railway to the town. Griffin Lodge backs onto 9 acres of land & remained owned by the Dugdale family until the mid 1930s. In...
  2. Grindle

    Great Britain Home Farm Estate Shropshire: May2019

    A collection of farm buildings: on the Brongyntyn Estate: Home farm was built c 1894: looking at the set up at some point there will have been a stream that powered the belt drives on the shafts to power various farm machines in the upper floors; several teagle openings too Not being one of...
  3. Britain's Decays

    Park Hill Flats Sheffield

    Not sure if this is in the right forum. Park Hill Estate is a gastly sight today although they are regenerating it. This made for quite a creepy explore. We have wrritten about the history of Park Hill Flats here.
  4. The_Raw

    The Heygate Estate (visited May to July 2013), London - February 2014

    This is a report on the final days of the colossal abandoned Heygate council estate in Elephant & Castle, it's a demolition site now. I know it's not a typical derp but thought I'd post as no-one else has basically! The Heygate Estate was built in 1974 behind Elephant & Castle station and...
  5. S

    Broadoaks Estate, Surrey JUNE 2013

    Visited this as our last port of call on a day out in surrey, This place is really stunning but very stripped out. A nice lil mooch all the same, Seems they are on the ball here now, with a lot of rooms locked up so didnt get to see everywhere, Built in 1876 by Ernest Seth-Smith for his elder...