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Left to crumble and die by BikeBoyPunk Left to crumble and die by BikeBoyPunk
Whilst out on one of my walks I found this old abandoned farm, there was no road leading to it and the only track over the desolate moors had long since been covered over by the heather. The building now just stands there slowly decaying so that one day there will be nothing left but a pile of stones.

I stood and wondered who had lived and worked there, how long ago did they leave and why. There is no mains water, no electricity, no phone and no gas supply and no food store for over 10 miles. Life here must have been hard.

If only the ghosts could talk...
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rlinsocal Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
Reminds me of the farm house my Grandmother was born in on the Isle Of Wight
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It's actually way up north from there, but it's such a shame that these places are abandoned. But I guess that because they are quite remote it contributes to the problem.
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rlinsocal Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
well better than torn down and the area turned into houses (flats). The home of my grandmother still stands, Compton Grange in Brooke on the IOW.
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah I agree there, if they are to be abandoned then so much better if they are slowly reclaimed by nature :)
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rlinsocal Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
I just need to cross the pond and see it all before it's gone..keep up the great pics
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Promisebethonthesky Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Student Photographer
Sorry again, where is this?
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Location details on it's way to you :)
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AmyATOMIC-x Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely little building, would be a nice place for one of your shoots :)

AA<3.
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah it is a place I'll probably use sometime :)
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AmyATOMIC-x Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome, can't wait to see what you do with it :)

AA<3.
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pammue Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
You may have to google this info but if the land and house is unclaimed and has been left for many years anybody can lay claim to it ( of course they try and track down the descendants of the previous owners but if no owner is found then its yours)
Not entirely sure how you go about it it is something I stumbled across about 5 years ago when I was researching something for my mother Inlaw it's worth a google anyway you could turn that little house into what ever you want ( if it's not listed lol) beautiful picture and would make a great location for shoots etc :)
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh wow, I'm off to get me a farm house :) Only problem is I don't think I could afford to renovate it as it's basically just a shell now and also the rear wall is bulging out!!

Yeah I would like to do a shoot there when it's warmer.... fancy volunteering :D
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pammue Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012
Yes why not ... Location is something I don't have much experience in
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Right you're booked :) just need to sort out the date
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NumptyMcPillock Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
It amazes me when i find one in the middle of the woods with trees growing through it. Makes you wonder why it was there & why it just got left that way for nature to reclaim.
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah I love to speculate about the history of these buildings. I'd really love to be able to sit down with a previous resident and find out all about the place and what it was like living there.
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norse19 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Amazing!
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you, that's very kind. I'd love to know more about the history of this farm and who lived there.
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norse19 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Yes! It must have been a laborious effort, hauling and cutting the stone. Someone. long ago had a dream and built that house. I can only imagine the joy and then the assumed sorrow of having to leave it behind. Very sad that it was abandoned. Where is this?
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
The amount of work must have been tremendous as there are no made up roads only a track over the moors so all the building material must have been brought in by horse. I'd love to know when it was built and how long it was occupied. It's located in North Yorkshire, UK
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Uglyoldwoman Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
What a beautiful place!
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It is a a very wild, remote and desolate place, hidden in a little valley wit no proper access other than walking over the moors.
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Uglyoldwoman Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
Better yet. I will bring my camera. Lead the way.......
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Shayrma Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012
I like this photo :thumbsup:
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BikeBoyPunk Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you, I appreciate your comments :)
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