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Warren Cottages 

 

A pair of cottages, located near the rabbit warrens in the sand dunes, almost where the pill box is. Take the track from near Hills View to get to it. 

1st Cottage

During 1890's, occupied by Jack BANE (gamekeeper) and his family. During the First World War, house painted by a German Prisoner-of-War.

1920. BANES left. House taken by Sir Evelyn SHAW, an architect. He used it as a holiday cottage and came to Horsey for the sailing on the Mere. He built the thatched boathouse at the east end of the mere - always known as "Shaw's Boat House".

During the Second World War the house was empty. The beach was mined, and the house destroyed in bomb practice.

2nd Cottage

1880 Charlie BENSLEY lived here as a boy

1920's  Occupied by the BEAN family

Demolished between the Wars, or at the time of the 1938 Flood.

 
HORSEY PHOTOHISTORY

Horsey Photohistory

A Genealogical CD, in PDF format so can be read by any computer, containing almost 200 high quality photographs, all from private sources, depicting the life and times of this idyllic Norfolk Broadland village.

Never-before-seen photographs of the Horsey Flood of 1938, together with people and events in village life, covering the past 120 years.

Cost of CD, including postage and packing to any destination is

£11.45

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