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Through the Brickhole

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Spuff, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. Spuff

    Spuff Mu-43 Top Veteran

    652
    Dec 5, 2010
    Berkshire, UK.
    I have passed by this building many times:
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    ... and I always thought it had been some kind of sports clubhouse. I imagined a big dark room inside with a few tables with chairs on them and plaster work on the floor.
    Anyway, recently I went up close to check it out for photo potential and I noticed this missing brick:
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    ... so I bent down and peeked through the side. I saw a sight that astonished me.
    I went back the next day and by holding my EPL in one hand and passing my arm through the hole, shooting completely blind and awkwardly pressing the shutter with the one hand I was holding the camera with, I got this (levelled in post):
































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    Which has remained just about unaltered since it was built:
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  2. Trigeek

    Trigeek Mu-43 Regular

    Thanks for sharing. I enjoy exploring old buildings... always something interesting.
     
  3. Andrew Riddell

    Andrew Riddell Mu-43 Regular

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    Aug 21, 2010
    London
  4. Spuff

    Spuff Mu-43 Top Veteran

    652
    Dec 5, 2010
    Berkshire, UK.
  5. Cool building. It's amazing the things we humans build and then abandon.