Just As I Thought

A hotel, not a borstal

If, like me, you are endlessly amused by Basil Fawlty in Fawlty Towers, you might be interested in the actual building that was used in the famous Britcom. It was called Wooburn Grange, located in Buckinghamshire, Bourne End – nowhere near Torquay, the “location” of the show.
Unfortunately, the building caught fire twice, and was finally demolished to make way for a housing development. Another piece of pop culture history lost forever… take a look at the pictures of Wooburn Grange both before and after the fire, and get directions to go bug the people who live in the nice, detached homes on the site today.

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