Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Silverlands House – Chertsey

Silverlands House was built in the 1800s and has had a rather interesting history. It was a private home, an actors orphanage and a nurse training school. The training school finally closed in the 1990s. In 2001 there were plans … Continue reading

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St Edward’s Home for Boys – Coleshill

St Edward’s Home for Boys was built in 1904 by a Catholic priest – Father Hudson. It was basically just that – a home for boys – usually given up by their poor parents. He died in 1936 and is … Continue reading

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Great Tattenhams Methodist Church

Great Tattenhams Methodist Church was built in 1953. At around the same time, another church was built nearby – St Mark’s. Both were extended in the 1960s to cope with increased need. In 2000 it was proposed to unite the … Continue reading

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Sheffield Post Office

Paid a very quick visit to the old post office in Sheffield one evening. It was built in 1910 as an addition to one built in 1897. It closed in 1999 when a newer one was built nearby and was … Continue reading

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Rougham Hall – Suffolk

I recently went for a nice relaxing Sunday afternoon explore with my mum and nan. They’ve lived in the area for years and guided me through a thick forest to see this place. We could’ve gone the easy way, but … Continue reading

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