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Explore #27: St. John’s Asylum, Bracebridge Heath, Lincolnshire – January 2014

This was a flying visit (in and out in about 30 minutes) at the end of a long day of exploring with Unexposed Exploration. We nearly didn’t bother doing this explore as we were both utterly exhausted (Matthew actually took two attempts to get over the fence on the way out, which is pretty much unheard of!), but I wanted to give the site a quick recce and get a shot of its famous split staircase. The site is very…

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Explore #26: Chaise Abbey, somewhere in the UK – January 2014

The first explore of a new year, and what an absolute cracker to start with! This stunning country house was built in the 1800s, but has been unoccupied since the 1960s, and has fallen into serious disrepair. It is clear that the current owners are trying to restore the property, but it is a daunting task which needs a huge amount of work doing if the battle is going to be won – which I sincerely hope it will. I…

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Explore #25: Father Hudson’s Society (St Gerards Hospital), Coleshill, Birmingham – December 2013

This was a quick explore with Dora P, squeezed in between visits to friends and family after Christmas. It was a revisit to the Father Hudson’s complex of buildings in Coleshill following our previous visit to St Mary’s nursing home in September 2013. A brief history: The Birmingham Diocesan Rescue Society for the Protection of Homeless and Friendless Catholic Children was established in 1902 with Father Hudson as its first Secretary and Administrator. Father Hudson remained in Coleshill from 1898…

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