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Thread: Springfield Farm, Grantham, Lincs, September 2020

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    Default Springfield Farm, Grantham, Lincs, September 2020


    1. The History
    Not sure there is much history on this place. The former farm is in a predominantly agricultural area to the south west with of Grantham. The two-storey house is constructed of grey rendered block work with concrete tiles is of no visual merit and was the farmhouse for Spittlegate Farm. The house and the accompanying farm buildings are shortly going to be demoed as there is a proposal to develop the site with 11 freehold single storey dwellings of varying sizes. Previous applications include proposals for 23 homes on the site and one for 28 homes, but both were refused.

    2. The Explore
    Had tried to visit this place before but it was sealed up. The second time when I was passing just jumped out the car and snook in for a reccie. This time is was open but left my camera in the car so just made do with phone shots. Externally it is underwhelming but inside it is a bit more interesting. Thereís enough stuff left behind to hold your attention plus the place has obviously not been modernised for some time and looks like a set off the 70s. So, while itís nothing spectacular itís enough to hold your attention for half an hour or so. Itís also nice to see a place that hasnít been trashed by the idiots. However, it probably wonít be around for much longer.

    3. The Photos
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    The place is overlooked by the neighbours, who happened to be outside gardening, so this was my only external!

    Gorse House 23 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    So, into the rather dated lounge:

    Gorse House 02 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Gorse House 03 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Gorse House 04 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Loads of VHS tapes:

    Gorse House 01 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    On to the kitchen. Also, very dated:

    Gorse House 09 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Gorse House 08 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    The pantry:

    Gorse House 05 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Small downstairs office:

    Gorse House 06 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Upstairs to bedroom 1:

    Gorse House 10 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Remembered reading these as a kid:

    Gorse House 11 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Gorse House 13 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    The bathroom is a delightful pale pink:

    Gorse House 14 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Bedroom 2:

    Gorse House 15 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Gorse House 19 by HughieDW, on Flickr



    Gorse House 16 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Gorse House 17 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Obligatory X-mas decorations:

    Gorse House 18 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Finally, bedroom 3:

    Gorse House 20 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Gorse House 21 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Gorse House 22 by HughieDW, on Flickr

  2. Thanks given by: Hugh Jorgan, jcnw27060, Mearing, The_Derp_Lane
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    when I did this place at the weekend....spotted lines of coke on the kitchen table - decided it was time to get out at that point

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