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Alty’s Horticultural And Gardening Supplies, Cheshire, March 2012

Not much to say about this place really, no closing date can be found, so, as the title says, it was a gardening & horticultural supplies shop & possibly the managers house behind. Next door was a very small car […]

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Wizard (Edge House) Farm, Alderley Edge, March 2012

The one time dairy farm was sold on 7 years ago with the intention of knocking down the outbuildings to build a number of two storey homes. However, as the farm stands on National Trust property, the plans were rejected […]

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‘Wallpaper House’, Runcorn, March 2012

The ‘Wallpaper House’ is also known as Manor Farm, but nothing else is really known about the place, but from wandering round it looks like it may have once been some sort of nursery judging by the the soldiers on […]

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Horse & Jockey Pub, Saddleworth, February 2012

Out in the wilds of Saddleworth lies a pub which has been closed since the turn of the century. Apparently the Moors murders used to frequent the pub. The pub was left as a shell after a fire in 2007, […]

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Melba Products, Oldham, February 2012

Melba Products Limited was established in 1982 and is now recognised as the major manufacturer of Traffic Management products in the UK. The company is still in existence today, but this branch of the company closed around 2006-2007 and what […]

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Dr X Manor House, Doncaster, January 2012

Dr X’s Manor house is an Elizabethan styled manor house which appears to have been through the initial stages of renovation but this has since stopped. The manor’s owner has a rather interesting past, as evidenced by the some of […]

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Saw Mill, December 2011

This has hoarderish elements to it, however it seems that it was predominantly a business that produced sawn timber for structure and cladding with storage perhaps as a sideline. There’s a hell of a lot of dry timber that’s been […]

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Sheffield Various, December 2011

Sites visited include:- Record Marples Stanley Tools George Barnsley  

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Fylde Farm Part 3 – Fylde Farm, Poulton-Le-Fylde, May 2011

Not much history about the actual farm buildings, but I would think they were used as extra housing for the residents along with a place for the children to work to provide a practical side to their education.

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