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Morning, Joanna
Intrigued - will go down there this morning to investigate. All attempts to preserve the Grange failed, miserably, and it would be great to make a find on the site that would be worth saving. I had heard rumours of secret tunnels but taken them all with a pinch of salt...

I can't access your pics. Please could you email them to me at kzdickson@btinternet.com?


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The site is not public yet. Still a building site but the area of the dell you refer to will be open to the public in time. I will make contact with the site manager first thing Monday if the entrances/holes are dangerous - surprised they are not cordoned off already.

As for the felling of the trees, that has been another huge disappoinment. So many of them have TPO's but the tree officer at CDC says that there is not enough legislation to protect them. Last i heard, 22 were facing the chop in July.
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A former teacher at Holy Cross (formerly The Grange) told me there were extensive cellars beneath the now demolished school and that these dated from Tudor times, having been there since the first Grange was built, if not before. She was always surprised those cellars were not listed, as some of the doors were magnificent, oak studded with nails, etc. Perhaps this is what the 'tunnels' are?
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Hope you don't mind Joanne, but I've copied your photos and posting below.  Great work. Clap
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