Houses and cottages. Little time capsules into peoples previous lives.
The Elms Cottage – Forest of Dean
A little rural cottage in the Forest of Dean is a little time capsule.
Luddington House – Egham
Luddington House is a Grade II listed building and has a surprisingly rich history dating back to its construction in 1720.
The Professors House – Surrey
This weird little place was the home of a scientist who had small labs in a few sheds.
Little Granary – Surrey
A small abandoned house that looks like it’s been untouched for years.
Fonthill – Godalming
Owned by a Richard Noble, this house fell into disrepair in 2008 when he died at the age of 78. Richard Noble was a Expert in British History and was passionate about music.
Ride Manor – Ascot
A derelict house in a very nice part of Surrey. Derelict since 2015 and well past it.
Hundred Acre House – West Sussex
An abandoned house full of stuff, and still had the power on.
The Swan House – Surrey
An unusual ranch style house.
Maison Greiveldinger – Luxembourg
An old farmhouse buried away in a tiny village. A really cool little place.
Longcross Cottage – Surrey
Once a nice little cottage on the back of a golf course in Surrey.
Dormer Cottage – Felbridge, Surrey
A house that was due for demolition, probably long gone now.
Old Rolls Farm House – West Sussex
An old farmhouse turned police training house tucked away near the Crawley water treatment plant. Now Demolished.
Viewpoint House – Surrey
A sweet little cottage that had been left empty, probably awaiting renovation.
North Luxembourg Farmhouse – Luxembourg
Somewhere I stumbled upon in Luxembourg. An old farm with paddocks for animals.
Maison Hommel – Luxembourg
Owned by the Muller Family, consisting of a widow and 3 children, this house was left empty when mother died and the children moved out.
Maison Kirsch – Luxembourg
Abandoned sometime in the 1960s, this house was owned by a well off family that made liqueur from cherries.
Carewell Lodge – Surrey
AKA Punch Lodge, Previously used by Ladbrokes for management training. A hotel type building with the power still on and in great condition. Unfortunately it became the target of a arson attack about a year after my visit.
Haywards Heath Bungalow – Sussex
This small bungalow was abandoned in 1991 and has been sat in a time warp ever since.
Tall Trees Farmhouse – Surrey
The building is Late 19th century and was previously named Tall Trees. Previously owned by the Frank Brothers who worked in building and brickmaking.
Sussex Hotel Staff Quarters – Sussex
This used to be the old staff quarters for a hotel in Sussex. The hotel is still in business, but they moved their live in staff to a different lodging. This place got set on fire in around 2018 and is just a shell now.
The Masters Place – Surrey
A bungalow owned by Sidney Hilton who died in 1996, leaving a bit of a time capsule.
Roo’s Bungalow – Surrey
A pretty weird bungalow set in the middle of a field. A pretty cool stone brick 50s/60s design.
Tillingdown Farm, Surrey
Owned by Albert Davison, this farm was used to house and train racehorses since the 1970s up until 2011 when he died and the farm was sold. Now demolished.
South Lodge – Surrey
South lodge or The Postern is one of the few remnants of the Cane hill grounds still left that is accessible and not totally trashed.
Hi-Roll Cottage – Surrey
A really derelict old cottage where the former owner was a automotive engineer/enthusiast with a collection of cars to suite.
The Brick makers House – Surrey
A brick made cottage right next to the old Cranleigh Brickworks in Surrey.
Bridges Wood House – Surrey
A house in the woodlands behind the old Princes Mushroom factory in Horley. A total pain to get to, as it’s surrounded by thick woodland.
The Machinist’s House – Surrey
‘The machinist’s house’ was given its name because of all the sewing machines and printing presses that are about.