View Full Version : Archived: Bessingham Manor December 2011

11-12-2011, 10:02 PM
Here are some of the photographs I took back in Sept 09, this was the following day to it being shown on Anglia TV as it was going up for auction.
There were many artifacts still around, but a little while later the thieves came in and had a clear out. The Manor never made the reserved price so did not sell, it was eventually bought privately and I am told that permission has been given for the place to be pulled down and rebuilt, the one condition is that the front of the house must be rebuilt using reclaimed materials from the demolition. The new owners cleared all the grounds around the house, folly and the gate way tower, where rumor has it the original family owners ate their Sunday lunch. The roof has been temporarily patched to keep the water out, it is this water damage that has caused the collapse of the floors. As this is literally just around the corner from me I will keep my eye on progress and keep you informed of any demolition.

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