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Holy Austin Rock Houses at Kinver 2

By DicksPics
Another set from Holy Austin Rock Houses, a National Trust Property, just 3 miles from where I live, at Kinver in South Staffordshire.
It is amazing that some of these houses were occupied until the late 50s/early 60s.

V1 shows a level 2 Rock House; the open door is where you ‘pay to go in’.
V2 is the path up to the entrance; the brown door and window to the right of the well are what is on the outside of V3.
V3 shows the daytime living area with the range, dolly tub, table and other artefacts.
V4 shows two views of the bedroom with all of the modcons of the day!

Thanks for all interest, votes and comments on my ‘Holy Austin Rock Houses 1’ upload.

My last upload for a week or so as we’ll be away in Devon.

Have a lovely weekend,


Tags: Architecture National Trust Rock Houses at Kinver

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ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 8:29PM
Beautiful images, have a lovely holiday SmileSmileSmile


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6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 8:33PM
How very quaint, and how very well captured. Thanks for sharing Richard.

Enjoy your week in Devon.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
PhilT2 Plus
6 380 25 England
1 Aug 2014 8:38PM
Never seen anything like this before............looks quite cosy inside. Glad you posted these Richard......quite fascinating
1 Aug 2014 8:44PM
Fantastic!!! ...I want one!!!
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 8:44PM
A terrific & interesting set Richard
netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
1 Aug 2014 9:19PM
A Brilliant and very interesting set especially v3+v4 is what we've been talking about with the children at school last term.
I'd love to be able to bring them all thereSmile
ade123 Plus
3 266 1 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 9:25PM
Great images Richard. As old as they mat be v3 & v4 still make them look homely.Although id hate to have to lime wash those interior walls.

Have a great holiday

Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 9:26PM
Incredible when you consider how this was built. Any interesting set, thanks for sharing.
netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
1 Aug 2014 9:42PM
Back again as I forgot to tell you to have a great time in Devon.
Devon Toffee Mmmmmmmm
1 Aug 2014 10:01PM
Brilliant set Richard..Lin
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 10:15PM
What a gorgeous property and it looks as if it's very well maintained.
Great images and I love the roof garden.
Have a wonderful holiday.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 10:19PM
A fascinating set.Smile

Nikonuser1 Plus
4 96 14 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 10:20PM
A very well captured set of images RichardSmileSmile

1 Aug 2014 10:22PM
Great set. Love them.all have a good holiday look.forward to the holiday photos.
Patty Smile
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
1 Aug 2014 10:28PM
Gotta be one of the most unusual buildings I have seen Richard !!
Interesting shots.
And enjoy Devon.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2014 10:32PM
A delightful set. Have a great holiday.
1 Aug 2014 10:33PM
Interesting images Richard, lots of detail,
Superb set of images, Richard. Perfectly presented.
Enjoy your break.

1 Aug 2014 11:37PM
great set Richard all winners although the pay to go in had me feeling a tad faint Wink

Graham GrinGrinGrinGrin
1 Aug 2014 11:55PM
Beautiful place one to remember,cool in the summer
warm in winterSmileSmileSmilepaul
2 Aug 2014 12:44AM
What an amazing place Richard. Have a lovely holiday in Devon. Cathy
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
2 Aug 2014 1:34AM
I love these rock houses, just crammed with inginuity and mighty cosy

Enjoy your vacations!
2 Aug 2014 9:34AM
Very interesting stuff Richard thanks for letting us see it too.Grin
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
2 Aug 2014 11:03AM
What amazing houses, love 'em! Looking at V3 & V4 makes me feel really old, my mum and granny used to have washing items and a sewing machine like those! Wink
Have a great holiday, Richard Smile
Trev Smile
2 Aug 2014 11:26AM
Fantastic ! - Never seen anything like that !SmileSmileSmile - Have a great holiday , Richard! GrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2014 11:45AM
Spectacular rock house! All good images!
V1 gave me my quota of green for the day! GrinGrinGrin
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2014 11:45AM
Quite remarkable.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
2 Aug 2014 4:00PM
Fascinating houses Richard. Must try to visit someday.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Mike_Smith Plus
9 323 1 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2014 5:52PM
Interesting set of shots Richard, solid rock walls, you wouldn't hear the neigbours
myrab 10 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2014 6:36PM
Nice shots Richard, enjoy your hols.

2 Aug 2014 8:34PM
A Brilliant and interesting set
A lovely set of images Richard. Love all the memorabilia inside. SmileSmileSmile
3 Aug 2014 6:18AM
Excellent Richard very interesting work ......Gary MilkyWink
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
3 Aug 2014 8:55AM
A superb set Richard, interesting to view too
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2014 1:12PM
Brilliant set of images, I can just imagine living in one of those Smile

Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2014 5:57PM
Great set of very interesting pics Richard. Thank you.
Some great composition in this set. Love the inside. Well done Richard.
DixClix 7 2 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2014 3:40PM
Excellent images ****, well captured and presented.
6 Aug 2014 7:24AM
You are featured e2 piccy at the moment Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
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8 Aug 2014 8:55PM
Great set of images Richard, thanks for sharingSmile

WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
14 Aug 2014 8:54PM
Amazing dwellings, Richard. Like your angle on v2 particularly. Earmarked for a future visit.

Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2014 7:15PM
Great images all Richard
Hope the holiday was a good oneGrinGrin
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 329 England
27 Aug 2014 8:01PM
Very interesting, I've never been but always known of these even before the NT took them over.

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