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    Strange this I cant seem to find this reported anywhere & its right on a main road and turns out to be quite a nice place.
    No explore planned, I was on my way home from Busfest yesterday & slammed my brakes on seeing this. My lad wanted to stay in the van & we were on a deadline so it really was a rush explore,so not the best pics. (sorry I got camera on sepia a bit too much but didn't have time to keep changing settings lol)
    This was obviously a garage & mot centre attached to a house. Not sure when exactly it fell out of use but the pump is reading 88.9 per/L so we can all have a guess at that one.
    I liked the house, its well trashed but surprisingly a few bits remain in tack. Its got a lot of quirky different level & hidden rooms which was pretty cool.
    Slightly freaky was a dead rat which looked like it had half its head chopped off!

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    Well worth stopping for Glynn, Thanks
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    Very nice, great stuff :)

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    Interesting report and photographs. I did a company check on the name and all I found was a car dealership in Rugby. But maybe a relative of theirs started a business here and maybe he passed on. A pity you couldn't take any more shots.
    When the going gets tough - the tough get going.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hugh Jorgan View Post
    Interesting report and photographs. I did a company check on the name and all I found was a car dealership in Rugby. But maybe a relative of theirs started a business here and maybe he passed on. A pity you couldn't take any more shots.
    I did the same but couldn't find much. That's pretty much all the pics I got in a 10min visit. Am sure someone will be along with a more conclusive report soon :-)

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    The last time fuel was at low a price was between 2006 - 2007

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    Nice one, I like this a lot :)
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    Yep sounds about right, surprised no one has bought it & turned it into one of those fancy antique shops or something!

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    Nice one!! H J Richardsons & Sons

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