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Report - Crookham Court , Sept 2013

Discussion in 'Residential Sites' started by Sneaky_d, Jul 9, 2015.

  1. Sneaky_d

    Sneaky_d 28DL Full Member
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    Another report on this location, but as its a year or two old it shows how mindless vandalism changes the look and feel of a place.

    Crookham Court (sometimes called Harlequin Manor) is a mansion in Berkshire built around 1850, when a previous manor house on the same grounds was destroyed by fire. The building was added to over the next 50 years in two further phases.

    Crookham Court served many purposes over the years. Originally built as a family home, but later became a junior school for the children of military personnel serving at nearby RAF Greenham Common. Once the air force had left the area the house sat unused until 1961 when it was purchased and redeveloped for use as a boarding school. The school was operational until 1990, after which time the rooms were used as bedsits until 1997.

    A well-publicised case of child abuse by several members of staff was revealed in 1988 when a new head teacher took over the school. Three men were convicted including the principal who was also the owner of the building. Over 20 years later another teacher was also convicted when another victim came forward.

    I had a nice look around and heres a few pics I took.


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    Not many but some nice pics there :thumb
     
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    Thanks mate. I can add a few more when I'm home.
     
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