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Thread: Ditchingham Maltings. Watneys Brewery. Suffolk.

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    Default Ditchingham Maltings. Watneys Brewery. Suffolk.


    The Ditchingham Maltings are near Bungay in Suffolk, they loom over the Town like a huge Concrete and Brick Monster. Originally owned ny Watneys, a Norwich based brewery, they are in the process of being knocked flat to the ground!. The site is huge and bissected by a small stream with two Maltings Plants either side. Orginally the South Side was a SilkMill and is much more architecturally pleasing, some of it dating from the late 18th Century.Planning permission is granted for Redevelopment into Residential Housing, but for some reason the Demo has halted! Not exactly sure what this was but lookd lik a Kiln of some sort..

    And a dreadful thing from the cliff did spring. And its wild bark thrilled around. His eyes had the glow of the fires below. Twas the form of the Spectre Hound. 'Ha' yer fa'r got a dickey, bor?' 'Yis, an' he want a fule ter roide 'im, will yew cum?'

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    Cool looking place. Like that water tank:)
    ...Hear me now from the Invisible Opera Company of Tibet...

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    Cheers Neosea. Problem was , the place was as dark as the pit!
    And a dreadful thing from the cliff did spring. And its wild bark thrilled around. His eyes had the glow of the fires below. Twas the form of the Spectre Hound. 'Ha' yer fa'r got a dickey, bor?' 'Yis, an' he want a fule ter roide 'im, will yew cum?'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black Shuck View Post
    the place was as dark as the pit!
    But that's when the fun begins
    ...Hear me now from the Invisible Opera Company of Tibet...

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    Oh Yes of climbing up Woodwormy rotten ladders covered in Pigeon Shite!
    And a dreadful thing from the cliff did spring. And its wild bark thrilled around. His eyes had the glow of the fires below. Twas the form of the Spectre Hound. 'Ha' yer fa'r got a dickey, bor?' 'Yis, an' he want a fule ter roide 'im, will yew cum?'

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    What a damn shame to knock this down..good job you captured what you did.

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    If I am honest Klemp, there want all that much left. Im gald I shot what I did. Seems a bloody shame though.
    And a dreadful thing from the cliff did spring. And its wild bark thrilled around. His eyes had the glow of the fires below. Twas the form of the Spectre Hound. 'Ha' yer fa'r got a dickey, bor?' 'Yis, an' he want a fule ter roide 'im, will yew cum?'

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    Looks an interesting place, think you got in there in the nick of time BS.
    Some nice pics, like the bushes growing out of the walls (budlea? - why is it always budlea?) - what's the wooden thing coming up through the floor - some sort of elevator?

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    I am not sure what the wooden thing was if I am honest. I was under a lot of pressure with this as it was right next to a major road. Just time to whip round as quick as I could!
    And a dreadful thing from the cliff did spring. And its wild bark thrilled around. His eyes had the glow of the fires below. Twas the form of the Spectre Hound. 'Ha' yer fa'r got a dickey, bor?' 'Yis, an' he want a fule ter roide 'im, will yew cum?'

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    Watneys now they brewed some of the worst beer known to man them and Morrels in Oxford looked to be a good place to visit though:)
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