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The Maltings

Old Amersham. You'd never guess what lies behind the picture perfect old coaching town high street.

comments (9)

Amazing what's on the "B-side" of some places!
John Prior: That is very true.
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 17 Oct 2012, 06:51
I have a feeling we'd be surprised by such places everywhere, John. What a great find!
John Prior: Indeed, one does wonder what leads to abandonment.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 17 Oct 2012, 07:24
Good heavens! Let's hope one day someone turns this maltings into something more agreeable than this
John Prior: I think will be redeveloped, the mixture of style, age and location would make it a potential gold mine.
I can believe it John - though even the junk looks tidy and well arranged! smile
John Prior: Seemed to be a garage workshop before that was just abandoned, several cars just left standing.
It isn't often you see a Rover 800 these days wink
John Prior: It was a big mistake to end the partnership with Honda. I had a 400, twin of the 'Honda Concerto' and it was a really nice and well made car.
  • Chad Doveton
  • Where latitude and longitude meet
  • 17 Oct 2012, 09:50
A few bobs worth of scrap here I suspect John.
John Prior: Yes indeed, which makes one wonder why it was just abandoned.
I couldn't agree more John, I think that goes for a lot of well known, and picturesque places.
John Prior: Thanks Brian, yes it is true that you never realise what is hidden.
I was thinking along those lines, before I read your comment! Makes a good shot, though! smile
John Prior: It almost feels like archaeology smile
that is one interesting backyard!

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