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Report - Guist Cricket Pavilion, Norfolk, August 2016

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by HughieD, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. HughieD

    HughieD 28DL Regular User
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    It’s been done on here a few times and despite being easy to get to this abandoned old cricket pavilion in the North Norfolk village of Guist has always been something I have wanted to see. There’s not much history out there on this predominantly wooden two story pavilion that sit on the edge of some woods next to a grounds of a large manor house. Apparently it was built around 1907 possibly used up until the 1930s. Maps from the mid1970’s show a track leading up to the pavilion so it may have been used perhaps for storage up until around then. Anyhow…on with the pix.

    Here it is poking out the trees:

    29182520070_6b06ffd937_b.jpg img7175 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    29182493950_5dd0a7a71b_b.jpg img7176 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Front the front:

    29182361420_71ef33fa2a_b.jpg img7182 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    29470870155_e81aa23696_b.jpg img7181 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    And now over the barbed wire (first snagging my thigh!) and round the back:

    29391204891_e5fe0b3316_b.jpg img7184 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Through the door:

    29470732585_4c34031eac_b.jpg img7186 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    The ground floor is pretty good nick-wise:

    28848900933_80986842fc_b.jpg img7187 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    28848837883_f2aafd2ddd_b.jpg img7190 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    28846077004_d4d1d1a44a_b.jpg img7191 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Well, apart from the toilet that is:

    28846092254_b7f5289a4e_b.jpg img7194 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    29362182982_9617b9a0cf_b.jpg img7189 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    And the windows…

    29182063760_b12084bd09_b.jpg img7192 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Think we’ll give up-stairs a miss!

    29182003610_1d93c9c45f_b.jpg img7196 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    28845795704_e5be08d768_b.jpg img7201 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    29436153846_3feb16b86b_b.jpg img7197 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    …and the door to nowhere:

    29436104126_7aa4543350_b.jpg img7198 by HughieDW, on Flickr

    Poor, lonely coat-hooks. No cricket whites have been hung on these for a while:

    28845840804_4cef1159f3_b.jpg img7199 by HughieDW, on Flickr
     
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    Vulex 28DL Regular User
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    Looks lovely sticking out of the trees.
     
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  3. HughieD

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    Tis a really lovely location.
     
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