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Abandoned observatory in Portugal

Abandoned observatory in Portugal

The High St in Twerton was originally part of the main turnpike road out of Bath but this changed firstly in 1828 when the road was diverted at the west end of the High St and then, in 1840 as part of the advance of Brunel’s Great Western railway, the GWR was forced to construct the Lower Bristol Rd in recompense for driving the line through the village and the houses at How Hill were built across the site of the old turnpike.

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The High St in Twerton was originally part of the main turnpike road out of Bath but this changed firstly in 1828 when the road was diverted at the west end of the High St and then, in 1840 as part of the advance of Brunel’s Great Western railway, the GWR was forced to construct the Lower Bristol Rd in recompense for driving the line through the village and the houses at How Hill were built across the site of the old turnpike.

abandoned in the 1990s. During its years of operation, famous (or infamous) patients included Adolf Hitler and former East German leader Erich Honecker.

abandoned in the 1990s. During its years of operation, famous (or infamous) patients included Adolf Hitler and former East German leader Erich Honecker.

Heritage USA, a Christian theme park, water park and residential complex in Fort Mill, South Carolina (1978-1989).    Built by the PTL Club (Praise The Lord) founders televangelist Jim Bekker and his actual wife in 1978. The problems in Bakker's personal life in 1980s has been dropped the income and in 1989 Hurricane Hugo caused some damage. The park closed shortly after the storm.

The Crumbling Chaos of Abandoned Amusement Parks

Heritage USA, a Christian theme park, water park and residential complex in Fort Mill, South Carolina (1978-1989). Built by the PTL Club (Praise The Lord) founders televangelist Jim Bekker and his actual wife in 1978. The problems in Bakker's personal life in 1980s has been dropped the income and in 1989 Hurricane Hugo caused some damage. The park closed shortly after the storm.

Glenavon (Newbridge Road) is first recorded as occupied by George Helps Esq in 1882, the same year that saw the Great Flood of Bath, in October. Looking back at property records in 1882, sales of 15 Oak St (£87), the Marlborough Tavern (£915) and 28 Great Pulteney St (£900) were recorded by the Chronicle.

Glenavon (Newbridge Road) is first recorded as occupied by George Helps Esq in 1882, the same year that saw the Great Flood of Bath, in October. Looking back at property records in 1882, sales of 15 Oak St (£87), the Marlborough Tavern (£915) and 28 Great Pulteney St (£900) were recorded by the Chronicle.

The Dunmore Pineapple House was built in Scotland for John Murray (fourth Earl of Dunmore) in 1761 by an unknown architect.  Pineapples were once considered precious like gold and were only served to special guests!!!

The Dunmore Pineapple House was built in Scotland for John Murray (fourth Earl of Dunmore) in 1761 by an unknown architect. Pineapples were once considered precious like gold and were only served to special guests!!!

The Rotunda, Wentworth Castle    Another recently restored folly in the grounds of Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire, which are well worth a visit if you've not been there.

The Rotunda, Wentworth Castle Another recently restored folly in the grounds of Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire, which are well worth a visit if you've not been there.

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