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Safety netting Yellow Prison H19 Germany Deutschland Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Explore #155: Prison H19 (aka Prison 1893), Germany – February 2016

Explore #2 of ‘The Smell of Cheap Cologne Tour’ After exploring Zeche P we had a fail at our next location, so moved on to the final explore of Day One – a nice relaxing late-afternoon visit to this abandoned Prison where the lights were still left on! History Built in the late 19th century this large prison was built in the suburbs, but as the nearby city grew over the following decades it eventually ended up in a far…

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Zeche P Mine Germany Deutschland Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration Access 2016 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Explore #154: Zeche P (Polsum), Germany – February 2016

Explore #1 of ‘The Smell of Cheap Cologne Tour’ It had been a very quiet start to 2016 on the exploring front, so I was itching to get away for a long weekend of euro exploring japery. My usual exploring buddy James and I managed to grab some super cheap Ryanair flights to Cologne (hence the naff tour name), and after a middle-of-the-night start by about 11am on a sunny Saturday morning we were in Germany and making our way…

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Wooden Staircase Carved ornate Leybourne Grange Manor House Medway Manor Kent Urbex Adam X Urban Exploration 2015 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict

Explore #152: Leybourne Grange Manor house (aka Medway Manor), Kent – December 2015

Just before the end of the year James and I made a quick dash down towards the South coast for a couple more explores… first up was this crumbling old Manor House, which once formed part of a Mental Asylum… History The Manor House at Leybourne Grange dates back to before 1724, when it was sold to Francis Whitworth. In the mid/late 1700s the property was sold on to the Hawley family, in whose ownership the land remained until it…

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