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    First off I don't really like the name Keepsake House as I don't think it fits with the history of the house and the past inhabitants but I'm not clever enough to think of another one so I'll just let it be for now ha.

    Kudos to whichever of you wonderful people it was who found this place as it truly is one of the best in the country right now. The upstairs is like stepping back in time with bedrooms filled with vintage possessions as well as the regular hallmarks of a hoarder - stacks and stacks of newspapers, whole boxes full of window latches, masses of shoes, no fewer than four cookers and three fridges in the kitchen etc etc. The last owner of the house was a politician, and at the best guess he died before his wife, who carried on living in the house spiraling down the path of a hoarder. The upstairs looked to have not been used in some time, with the 'final' bed in a downstairs living room surrounded by piles of stuff and a dresser stacked with medication bottles. After some rummaging I found numerous weird things including books on Scientology, a Russian photo book from the time of the Cold War and various pieces of paperwork from Masonic lodges.

    It's an amazing house, absolutely beautiful on the outside and would make a fantastic renovated home for someone. At the back of the extensive grounds is a large brick garage with a Fiat Strada inside, although sadly locked tight it is just about visible through a window.



    I managed to break a quite integral part of my tripod very soon after starting to shoot inside the house so I wasn't able to get a number of the angles of things that I wanted or originally intended to, which sucks.



















































    Thanks for looking, more photos can be found here https://www.flickr.com/photos/mookie...57689173564121 :)
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    Certainly seems much brighter than it actally is, thanks for posting.

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    You've changed Mookster, you've changed. I don't even know who you are anymore?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by krela View Post
    You've changed Mookster, you've changed. I don't even know who you are anymore?!
    Hahaha! He has done all the industrial and hospital derps so is working round the houses!

    Seriously though, great take on the place. You got some cracking pics. Really enjoyed that mate, cheers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by krela View Post
    You've changed Mookster, you've changed. I don't evein know who you are anymore?!
    Brewtal has it pretty much right haha. My usual stomping grounds are pretty thin on the ground right now but I am kind of partial to a really nice house.

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    You have dauntless to thank for this one.i remember getting in and thinking what a place.messaging dauntless to get here.we are changing you mate.where I am getting bored of them..great set and nice bits I ain't seen
    I like to go where others fear to tread.

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    Wow, this one is pretty incredible. Full marks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikeymutt View Post
    You have dauntless to thank for this one.i remember getting in and thinking what a place.messaging dauntless to get here.we are changing you mate.where I am getting bored of them..great set and nice bits I ain't seen
    Slowly changing me...when I see something really rather special pop up like this I have to see it with my own eyes hah.
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    That green dress behind the door made me jump a bit

    I hope the belongings manage to stay inside this place for others to photograph and explore, I'm getting tired of hearing decent places getting trashed or covered in stickers.

    Lovely images Mookster
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