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Shrewsbury Prison (The Dana) – May 2016

I have wanted to visit an abandoned prison for many years, but they are quite rare really, unless you have the time to travel abroad as they seem to get left once they are emptied more frequently than here in […]

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Sedlec Ossuary, Czech Republic, October 2016

I have seen plenty of photos of the various Ossuaries around the world, but never thought I would ever visit one as they are not common tourist destinations and they are not seen very often in the UK (or around […]

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London Road Fire Station, Manchester, July 2016

Unbeknown to myself, I have walked past this building many times over my years in Manchester without ever realising what the place was. Over the summer various photos from the inside of the London Road Fire Station had appeared online […]

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Hogton Cottage, Hogton, June 2016

Well, what can I say about this place….sadly nothing much really as there is no history at all available about the place, normally you go to these ‘unknown’ houses/cottages and there is some sort of dis guarded post left around […]

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Sheffield Various, July 2015

No history for any of these sites, as this was just a random last minute visit over the hills to the Steel City. Sites Visited included:- Record Marples Loxley Chapel Lower Bradfield Fliter House Thornseat Lodge

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Daresbury Hall, Cheshire, June 2015

Daresbury hall was erected in the mid 1700’s by the Greenhall family in the Georgian style. The building itself has served most of its life as a Stately home and was last occupied by the Hill family. The estate was […]

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Wales Various, April 2013

The weather was supposed to be nice for the upcoming weekend, so I decided to have a day over the boarder in Wales, visiting some places that had been on the list for far too long. Sites visited include: Brymbo […]

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Magpie Lead Mine, Derbyshire, April 2013

The Magpie Mine, just South of Sheldon, was one of the most famous lead mines in the Peak District and is the only one with a significant part of its building still standing, having been taken into the care of […]

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Tavern Bland & ‘Fresh From The Farm’ Shop, Lincolnshire, December 2012

Very little information exists for this place, aside from it was a tavern as far back as 1872 before becoming a private home with attached farm shop and nurseries. The tavern itself closed its doors for the last time in […]

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