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    This site consists of a house, a bungalow, a cottage, and several barns. The house is suffering from severe subsidence and as such plans we submitted in 2006 by a local couple to demolish the house as well as the bungalow and build a new dwelling on the land and also to have the barns converted.

    It looks like planning went quite a long way with the last update from 2010 when a bat and owl survey was carried out. Following the inspection and the discovery of roosting Barn Owls, Little Owls and Pipistrelle Bats strict guidelines were then put in place as to when the work could commence along with ways to conserve the animalsí habitats such as cavity wall bat boxes and owl nest boxes on trees and in barns.

    Despite the local council granting most of the planning it seems like planning wasn't pursued any further and that there has been no more interest in developing the property.

    Unfortunately trying to find any further history on this place seems near on impossible - believe me I tried! So if anybody does know anything about it I'd love to know. Particularly what year the house would have been built :)

































    I know my photos aren't always the straightest, but this is taking the piss! I was actually holding the camera straight for this - notice the light fitting. The subsidence really was noticeable. Especially upstairs!





















    Thanks for looking,

    Rubex

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    That's the most alarming case of subsidence I've ever seen!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mookster View Post
    That's the most alarming case of subsidence I've ever seen!
    I definitely agree with you on that mookster.

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    Are you sure it wasn't one too many nips from the hipflask? ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by krela View Post
    Are you sure it wasn't one too many nips from the hipflask? ;)
    Haha brilliant! But not on this occasion Krela :laugh:

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    That's a great report rubex.you got some lovely shots here..I love the one looking through the door at the stairs..I think this is the biggest death trap we have ever visited.and your hip flask is now officially legendary ha ha ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikeymutt View Post
    That's a great report rubex.you got some lovely shots here..I love the one looking through the door at the stairs..I think this is the biggest death trap we have ever visited.and your hip flask is now officially legendary ha ha ;)
    I'm afraid that you're right Michael, since your revelation of Miss Rubex's tippling I have bin terribly disillusioned, I mean, you'd think if you go to the effort of carrying a hip-flask you'd fill it with a decent malt, Lovely report and pics Rubex, Thanks
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    Must have been like taking photos on a ship in heavy seas. That's some serious subsidence but looking at the photos this house must have been nice to live in at one time. Some of the wallpaper looks 1950s so maybe it was occupied during that time.
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    Nice set of photos Rubex

    unfortunately, the first building has now been fly tipped to the roof in the doorway, and we couldn't get in
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    Great report! That floor looks so uneven lol Did you see any evidence of the bats when you were there?
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