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    Visited this by myself on a very wet and dreary day.this large house was built in 1904 and was used as a hotel from the second world war.in its last years it was used as a bed and breakfast accommodation for those on council benefits.why it has been laft to go I have no idea.but permission has been granted to knock it down and to build new homes on it,though it is structurally sound.i had no idea what to expect as I went in as no one I knew has been here.so I was quite happy to see no smashed windows or graffiti,just lots of mould.



































































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    That’s a cracking find, seems a shame to destroy it but guess that’s the world we live in.

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    Lovely find. You can bet your bottom dollar that the new houses will be rubbish

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    that mold is crazy!
    excellent job dude! :)
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    I rarely comment on here (although love looking at the different photos and take my hat off to the people that take them. However, just had to comment - another stunning property (Fab photos by the way) about to be decimated in favour of (no doubt) soul less shoe box new homes :( makes me sad and causes me to wonder about the sanity of this world!
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    That's a good one. A pity that its going to be destroyed as there's a lot of original parts to it. And shame about the mould.
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    Thank you all.apoarently it's going to be timber clad houses in keeping with the area
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    Another lovely little find mikey!! I bet you were pretty glad to get out and into the fresh air with all that mould...makes for some cool shots though haha.

    I have to agree with LM with his comment on the new houses:) even if they are timber clad to fit in with the local area, they will fall apart within 10 years...thats if they are "affordable" housing of course.
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    Typical of its era - poorly constructed to a limited budget, with the emphasis on 'interior show'. Fully rendered from the onset, to hide poor brick laying or 'speedy' laying, the penetrating damp one sees now is a clear indicator of this. The 'cowboy builder' has been around since mankind learnt how to stack mud bricks and moved out of the cave.

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