Long corridor peeling paint overgrown ivy Nocton Hall RAF Hospital Lincolnshire Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2018 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #222: RAF Hospital Nocton Hall, Lincolnshire, UK – May 2018

The second stop on our day trip to Lincolnshire was another ‘classic’ urbex spot which I’d been meaning to visit for years – a derelict former stately home and RAF hospital… History (abridged and rewritten from source material on wiki) Nocton Hall is a historic Grade II listed country house. Amongst the prominent former residents was the 1st Earl of Ripon Frederick John Robinson, who was briefly Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between August 1827 and January 1828. Nocton…

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External Exterior Outside Front Facade Main hall twin split stairs staircase Great Belcz Palace Pałac w Bełczu Wielkim Urbex Poland Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location haunting eerie before the fire

Explore #182: Palace Great Belcz aka Pałac w Bełczu Wielkim, Poland – May 2016

Explore #22 of ‘The Picnics & Palaces Tour’ Our palaces megatour continued with a quick late-afternoon stopover at another grand old palace which has fallen into serious (and now terminal) decline… History (translated and rewritten from here). The baroque Palace Belcz dates back to 1787, when it was owned by the von Kalkereuth family. The estate then passed to the Schönborns, before being bought by Ludwig Adolph Theodor Dürr in 1898. During World War II the palace was commandeered by…

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Powerplant Puits Simon II (PS II) decay Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location

Explore #159: Power Plant Puits Simon II (PS II), France – February 2016

Explore #6 of ‘The Smell of Cheap Cologne Tour’ The final morning of our long weekender saw us hop yet another border, this time into France to explore the decaying remains of a power plant for a large coal mine with a past tinged by tragedy… History Siège Simon was one of the largest coalmines in the Lorraine region of France, with five mine shafts. Coal deposits were first identified in the region by geological surveys between 1817 and 1849,…

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