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  1. Wappy

    Report - Grand Theatre Doncaster October 2019

    The History Its been done more times than the ex so i wont bore you with the full history. Built on the site of a former Circus Hall, the Grand Theatre in Doncaster opened on 27th March 1899. The theatre stood in a prominent position facing Doncaster railway station and featured columns and...
  2. Crissisdecon

    Report - The Ivy Farm Manor - Hampole (Dr X Mansion)

    The History (taken from urbexrebel67 post) The building is known as either the 'Manor House', 'Ivy Farm Manor' and unofficially "The Doctor's House" . It belonged to a notorious psychiatrist, Neil Silvester, who authorised the release of Carol Barratt from psychiatric care in April 1991 even...
  3. Crissisdecon

    Report - Haxey Bank Farm House

    Abandoned farm house near a small village on the outskirts of Doncaster. I don't know any history behind this property. There seems to be two sides of the property, one side which has very easy access, although the floors are in very bad condition so be very cautious upstairs. The other side...
  4. Terminal Decline

    Report - Pilkington's Glass factory, Kirk Sandall, Doncaster - March 2019

    Brief History Pilkington's was established in 1826 at St Helen's, Lancashire. Their factory at Kirk Sandall was established in 1922 and has been extended several times over the years. Pilkington's was taken over by the Japanese firm NSG in 2006 and two years later the Doncaster factory was...
  5. ShutterBug

    Report - Pilkington Glass, Doncaster - August 2018

    Apologies for the iPhone pics, could have done to have brought my DSLR. Really not bad for iPhone pics considering the amount editing gone into the shots ;) Stolen history: Pilkingtons established in Lancashire 1826. The Doncaster plant was established in 1922. Looking at the site you can when...
  6. Scarlett Foxett

    Hi *waves* from South Yorkshire Doncaster

    Hi everyone! My name is Scarlett and I'm based in a tiny village out in the sticks, closest to Doncaster. I'm twenty three, and I spend as much time as I can out walking in search of the forgotten (sounds like Morrissey's next album haha), I've came across some incredible little finds whilst...
  7. Provingdemons

    Report - DORBREN HOUSE, GRIMETHORPE, BARNSLEY, YORKSHIRE, JULY 2018

    HISTORY Built as a vicarage around 1904, on land donated by FJ Savile-Foljame to serve the rapidly growing mining community. For decades it served as the original vicarage for St Lukes Church, until a modern, smaller vicarage was built in the early-mid 1980's. During its time as the vicarage...
  8. Provingdemons

    Report - IVY HOUSE MANOR, HAMPOLE DONCASTER., May 2018

    The home of a disgraced doctor, left to rot. The location is simple enough to find though it is directly off a busy road, once in, there are many rooms and pathways to wander around. Old books ripped up and layed around the building, and even a swimming pool out back.
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