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    http://www.flashearth.com/?lat=50.72...20&r=0&src=msa

    known about this since i was at school here this place was built as a house originally was part of an enormous estate which covered a very large area

    st johns house front

    rear elevation showing terrace

    east elevation the way down

    alley on basement level

    this runs under the terrace and has been bricked up for a long time

    this old building lies to the northin nearby woods and was used to be called a water tower but i believe it to be an ornamental folly

    same building from a different side

    the original broke through many years ago and you could see the tunnel running in both directions, this is located right next to the folly

    this is where the tunnel is alleged to run too the lower door of appley tower it has an internal staircase running arond the inside of the external wall to a hollow sounding floor accessed it some years ago

    i have also included this link which gives some history of st johns house / bishop lovett

    http://www.bishop-lovett.iow.sch.uk/...site/index.htm

    Last edited by caulkhead-bill; 26th Aug 08 at 20:56.
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    yeah i dunno what i done wrong !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! bloody begineers
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    Wow nice find Bill, pity its blocked up, and in a public place.
    Know of any other entrances? :p

    Sort of reminds me of the tunnels and cellars below Northwood house ;)
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    I was wrong ok ??
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    urban mole many thanks for your help i owe you one you keep in touch
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