Posts Tagged "house"

wartime memories

wartime memories by The Urban Adventure
wartime memories, a photo by The Urban Adventure on Flickr.

Remembrance of Things Past…nestling quietly in the English countryside this sad little house opened up its treasures for us today.

After a somewhat undignified entrance – it’s lucky I’m slim! – and a life threatening walk across some very dodgy floor boards we came across a lovely collection of the former occupants life…sadly most of it has been ravaged by time and souvenir hunters…but there was some cool little bits still left..

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the sun room

the sun room by The Urban Adventure
the sun room, a photo by The Urban Adventure on Flickr.

Luckily this place has been saved..unlucky for us urbex folk..it’s undergoing full renovation now..

Some minor HDR on these pics..so if that offends please don’t look…

I’ve lived round these parts most of my life..I’ve walked past this place so many times and never realised that it was abandoned..guess I should have gone to Specsavers !

It was built by a very prominent Dover man around the beginning of the 1900’s and designed by a leading architect of that day who went onto design the Garrick Club in London. As you can see there are some heavy Art Deco influences in the detailing.

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Art Deco House

Art Deco House

…..I cannot tell you how many times I have seen this place on Google and never bothered going there! All I can say is “I am a complete arse!”  What an architectural gem ! Masses of history ..famous architect..famous owner…not giving any more away !

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Abandoned House

Abandoned House

…À la recherche du temps perdu …nestling quietly in the English countryside this sad little house opened up its treasures for us today. After a somewhat undignified entrance – it’s lucky I’m slim! – and a life threatening walk across some very dodgy floor boards we came across a lovely collection of the former occupants life…sadly most of it has been ravaged by time…but there was some cool little bits still left..

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