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The Crooked House at Himley

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Comments (3)

pedrocut on May 22, 2010

Some years ago, the pub was shifting and sinking but buttressing prevented further damage but left it tilted some 15 degrees out of true. Doors, floors and windows all sit at odd angles to one another, causing patrons difficulty upon entering the pub and walking to the bar.

The sloping floor creates an eerie illusory sensation, making drinkers feel drunk after only a pint or two

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David Brown Photogra… on May 22, 2010

I wonder, Peter how many crooked houses there are in the UK, pubs I mean - gambling or otherwise is a different matter. Then there is the statistic of how many were built crooked like the Crooked Billet (which must have finally fallen over) near Staines. That was a very useful link you added here - a wonderful collection of old photographs too.

Warmest regards from a very warm and stormy Guangdong Province.

Roman Tcymbal on May 12, 2011

Hi Peter!You asked me about Rasputin's murder!I have picture of Rasputin's flat where he was living ruling Russian Empire from!

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Photo taken in Himley, UK

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  • Uploaded on May 21, 2010
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    by pedrocut
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 900Ti
    • Taken on 2010/04/30 10:05:50
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 7.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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