Demolition of the Bedroom Extension

The extensions bolted on to the south elevation were installed in two phases. The first made provision for a chapel in the 1960s, where the nuns would pray and hold Mass.

The second was erected in the 1990s, adding additional bedroom for the nursing home. When the house ceased being a children’s home, the chapel was deconsecrated and later became Bedroom 3.

No 3 child showing scant regard for Health and Safety…


Everything that could be recycled was stripped out from the bedrooms…


The JCB made swift inroads, nibbling away at the brickwork, and filling skip after skip with hardcore…IMG_4308IMG_4310IMG_4309

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