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  • verdigris's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:05
    thanks for these great pictures, stunning architecture. I seem to remember an ancient hilltop Italian town, very similar to this one, being featured in the TV programme Abandoned Engineering. The town had to be quickly evacuated due to a major earthquake. (quakes not uncommon in that area) Efforts over the years to bulk up and make firm the hillside had actually made matters worse.
    3 replies | 445 view(s)
  • UrbandonedTeam's Avatar
    19th Oct 20, 19:35
    It doesn't - was all moved out a month or so ago.
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  • BikinGlynn's Avatar
    19th Oct 20, 15:02
    I did exactly the same tour a few months ago lol Is the GYM still got all stuff in corner? Its a pretty good place though
    2 replies | 450 view(s)
  • BikinGlynn's Avatar
    19th Oct 20, 14:26
    Wow, Italy has always been on my cards for overseas explore, its just gone right to top of the list
    3 replies | 445 view(s)
  • Mearing's Avatar
    19th Oct 20, 09:33
    Thank you, I always enjoy your posts. Keep posting!
    3 replies | 445 view(s)
  • ocelot397's Avatar
    18th Oct 20, 18:23
    I'm not sure, I think the hall behind owns it now (at a guess) and it's just been left to go to ruin...
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  • B W T's Avatar
    18th Oct 20, 17:28
    Population Zero #01 Whatever you think is a permanent part of your life won’t last forever. Somewhere on an Italian mountainside, we found the sad proof of that. There is a broken city where families lost everything. After a decade of neglect, hundreds of homes sit empty today in varying states of deterioration. What happened here? Wherever you go: After stepping through a portal, you are constantly finding yourself in another time. The houses still contain all the possessions, which...
    3 replies | 445 view(s)
  • King Al's Avatar
    17th Oct 20, 21:13
    Beautiful looking place that! Great pics!
    3 replies | 1024 view(s)
  • BikinGlynn's Avatar
    16th Oct 20, 22:10
    A early start on a chilly Sat morn saw myself & @Down and beyond heading for a few local tunnels. the walk up in sunrise was stunning. East Norton tunnel was one of three tunnels built on the new Great Northern and London North Western Joint Railway (GN&LNW) line in east Leicestershire. The other two being Hose tunnel and Ingarsby tunnel (or Thurnby tunnel). We did Thurnby too with hillarious consequences but you will have to wait for that one ;-) About a mile north of the tunnel...
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  • BikinGlynn's Avatar
    16th Oct 20, 22:08
    Yeah u would need a bloody big ladder to get up to that
    4 replies | 559 view(s)
  • BikinGlynn's Avatar
    16th Oct 20, 22:08
    Yeah it was pretty hight too, prob 6 floors equivalent from basement to top
    4 replies | 559 view(s)
  • UrbandonedTeam's Avatar
    16th Oct 20, 17:00
    RAF West Raynham Royal Air Force West Raynham or more simply RAF West Raynham is a former Royal Air Force station located 2 miles (3.2 km) west of West Raynham, Norfolk and 5.5 miles (8.9 km) southwest of Fakenham, Norfolk, England. The airfield opened during May 1939 and was used by RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War with the loss of 86 aircraft. The station closed in 1994, though the Ministry of Defence (MoD) retained it as a strategic reserve. Having lain derelict...
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  • verdigris's Avatar
    16th Oct 20, 11:05
    the plaster relief on a green background above the auditorium looks interesting - I suppose it hasn't been vandalised or stolen (yet) because it's so high up. Nice stained glass too.
    4 replies | 559 view(s)
  • Fluffy's Avatar
    16th Oct 20, 10:18
    Ooh, that's really interesting. Wow, it hasn't changed much, has it. We didn't go in there, no, but it doesn't look like we missed much. It was incredibly overgrown and without getting stung and scratched to death, entry wouldn't have been easy. Do you know what's going on with the place at the moment? Barely looks like it changed since you went.
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  • Fluffy's Avatar
    16th Oct 20, 10:15
    You don't often see a triangular shaped staircase! Makes a nice change from the usual.
    4 replies | 559 view(s)
  • BikinGlynn's Avatar
    15th Oct 20, 10:37
    Located quite a distance away to the north of Stafford town centre. The Sandonia Cinema & Theatre was opened on 20th November 1920 with a stage production of “Chu Chin Chow”. The first film to be screened was Leslie Henson in “Alf’s Button” on 27th November 1920. The facade of the building is attractively decorated in white stone, with the name ‘Sandonia’ in the stonework over the entrance Inside the extremely long and narrow auditorium, seating was located in stalls and circle levels. The...
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  • BikinGlynn's Avatar
    15th Oct 20, 10:35
    Lol didnt see em
    4 replies | 705 view(s)
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