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Tudor House Museum 2

By pamelajean
(Continuing my Southampton series with another picture of Tudor House. Most of the pictures in this series are taken from “the old town”).

By the end of the 19th century the area around Tudor House had become one of the city's worst slum areas, with limited running water, disease-ridden properties, and malnourished tenants.
Because of this the area, including Tudor House, was scheduled for demolition.

In 1886, when the house was threatened with demolition, local philanthropist William Spranger bought the house, recognising its significance as a site of historic importance. Extensive and meticulous restoration work took nearly 5 years between 1898 and 1902.

I appreciate your interest and response to my previous shot of this museum.


Tags: Architecture Southampton Historic building The old town Hampshire England Timber-framed Bugle Street restored 2010 William Spranger Grade 1 listed building Built c1492

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Fefe Plus
11 81 46 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2022 4:29PM
Interesting building and a great shot Pamela!
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
30 Jun 2022 4:37PM
I do love this style of architecture, and like your viewpoint here of this beautiful building, Pamela 😃👍🏻
Trev 😀
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.5k 2563 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2022 4:40PM
And in the mid-20th Century a noted red-light district... Wink
RonnieAG Plus
13 154 119 Scotland
30 Jun 2022 4:46PM
These old Tudor buildings must be saved and thank goodness someone had the foresight to save this one.
Your low viewpoint looking up shows the architecture off so well.
James124 Plus
7 61 53 Portugal
30 Jun 2022 4:56PM
A splendid example of Tudor building, and an original POV. Interesting caption too.
Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2022 5:14PM
Now it well, lived in Southampton from 1947 to 1972.
mac Plus
21 14 Scotland
30 Jun 2022 5:14PM
An excellent viewpoint chosen to show off the pristine condition of the building, and also makes for a good composition against the blue sky. A good introduction as well, Pamela.
LynneJoyce Plus
14 22 101 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2022 6:14PM
Love the choice of POV.
xwang 13 56 8
30 Jun 2022 7:04PM
Beautiful shot, Pamela.
Chinga Plus
12 112 3 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2022 7:16PM
Such an extraordinary building. Beautiful architectural image,
Isabel GrinGrin
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
30 Jun 2022 7:51PM
A most interesting POV! Love this old house!
capto Plus
10 7.1k 33 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2022 10:19PM
A fine old house, well worth saving.Smile
3 Jul 2022 10:25PM
Beautiful shot Pamela Lin

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