Farms, Country Cottages and Smaller Houses

Explore #30: Bridge Farm, Great Ryburgh, Norfolk – February 2014

Another quick stopover on a recent day of solo exploring. I’d heard that there wasn’t a huge amount by way of interest here, but thought I’d tick it off the list anyway. As you will see the farmhouse is slap-bang in the middle of category:derp. The outbuildings were slightly more diverting, with a few bits and bobs, including a couple of trashed pianos, an old tea box, and an old blacksmith’s forge. On with the shots… nothing special I’m afraid!…

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Explore #28: Priory Farmhouse, Chediston, Suffolk – January 2014

Just a quick report this – as you will see there wasn’t much remaining of interest. History: Priory Farmhouse is a 17th Century Grade II listed timber-framed and rendered farmhouse, with later alterations and extensions. The Suffolk Register of Buildings at Risk states that minor repairs were carried out on the roof in 2011 to make the property watertight – well it certainly wasn’t when we visited, with part of the rear completely collapsed. A quick selection of what now…

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Explores #24 and #24a (revisit): Sewing House, near Brandon, Norfolk – December 2013 and March 2014

Another abandoned house with a mysterious history. This was my first explore with my new camera (Canon 7D and 10-22mm lens combo), and whilst the explore itself was a really interesting one I was really unhappy with my shots, so these are the best of a bad bunch I’m afraid. I suppose it’s all a learning curve, and at least I got to put the wide angle to immediate use. This house was a real treasure trove, with sewing machines…

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