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Old photos of Purland Chase

Purland Chase was built in 1866 in the Parish of Walford as a 'house in the country' rather than a 'true' country house with a landed estate.

Purland Chase
Purland Chase
[Courtesy J.C.Coombes]
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Purland Chase oriel windows
The oriel windows
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The front of Purland Chase had double-height oriel windows in a vaguely Tudor style as seen here.


The rear of Purland Chase
The rear of the house
[Courtesy J.C.Coombes]
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The house was a large four-square house with a long drive running up to it to give it impact.

The drive to Purland Chase
The drive to the back of the house
[Courtesy J.C.Coombes]
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Purland Chase from the left
Purland Chase from the left
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Purland Chase from the right
Purland Chase from the right
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The house survived a serious fire in 1923 but fell into disrepair and was finallydemolished in 1965.


Another view of the right of the house
Another view of the right of the house
[Courtesy J.C.Coombes]
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