Urban explorer discovers eight-bed Surrey mansion piled high with old radios and board games

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Lost collector’s house! Urban explorer discovers eight-bed Surrey mansion piled high with old radios, TVs and board games from the 70s and 80s

  • Joshua King, 27, and Issac Rye, 26, found an abandoned Surrey mansion piled high with old appliances
  • Mr King, from Newbury in Berkshire, said whoever lived in the house must have been ‘extremely lonely’
  • Vintage vehicles were parked outside the house and the couple could not identify some rare models identify

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An urban explorer has discovered an eight-bed mansion in Surrey, piled high with old radios and board games from the 1970s and 1980s.

Joshua King, 27, and Issac Rye, 26, found a pile of discarded appliances and junk piled so high that the pile almost reached the ceiling.

Mr King, from Newbury in Berkshire, said whoever lived in the house must have been “extremely lonely and troubled” to keep so many belongings.

Vintage cars, including some brands the men had never heard of, were parked in front of the house, photos taken by the couple revealed.

“I felt excited because I hadn’t explored a house like this before, I was blown away by the vintage televisions and the Polaroid camera,” he added.

Joshua King, 27, and Issac Rye, 26, found a pile of discarded appliances and junk piled so high it almost reached the ceiling in this Surrey home

Mr King, from Newbury in Berkshire, said whoever lived in the house must have been

Mr King, from Newbury in Berkshire, said whoever lived in the house must have been “extremely lonely and troubled” to keep so many belongings. Pictured, a van parked outside the house

Vintage cars, including some brands the men had never heard of, were parked in front of the house, photos taken by the couple revealed

Vintage cars, including some brands the men had never heard of, were parked in front of the house, photos taken by the couple revealed

The living room was piled high with appliances and clutter.  The NHS defines a collection disorder as 'when someone acquires and stores an excessive number of items in a chaotic manner, usually resulting in unmanageable amounts of clutter.  The items may have little or no monetary value'

The living room was piled high with appliances and clutter. The NHS defines a collection disorder as ‘when someone acquires and stores an excessive number of items in a chaotic manner, usually resulting in unmanageable amounts of clutter. The items may have little or no monetary value’

“In the 1970s and 1980s, it felt stuck in some places. As a lover of 70s style and fashion I was impressed.

“Seeing the junkyard and discovering the condition of the house really surprised me. It felt like a dark place, but you could tell from the lampposts just outside the house that it used to be a bit more extravagant.’

He said that the inside of the house made him “uncomfortable” and that I wondered how and why someone could live like this and think about what could have happened to them and what was going on in their heads to eventually make a living to lead. like that.’

In the photo, the city scouts took the opportunity to sit in one of the old cars in the yard of the house

In the photo, the city scouts took the opportunity to sit in one of the old cars in the yard of the house

A fan rests on a TV balanced on two wooden chairs in the abandoned eight-bed house

A fan rests on a TV balanced on two wooden chairs in the abandoned eight-bed house

Mr King said that the inside of the house made him

Mr King said that the inside of the house made him “uncomfortable” and that I wondered how and why someone could live like this and think about what happened to them and what’s going on in their heads to eventually become a to lead life. so exist’

An old safe had been left behind in the house.  It is not known who owns the property, but it is in a dilapidated condition

An old safe had been left behind in the house. It is not known who owns the property, but it is in a dilapidated condition

An old scrabble board was left behind by the previous owner of the house, among hundreds of other items

An old scrabble board was left behind by the previous owner of the house, among hundreds of other items

The couple were “fascinated” by “amazing” vintage appliances and decor in the grand mansion.

Mr King added: ‘The vintage cars that surrounded the property were also so fascinating, some of the models we had never heard of ourselves.’

The NHS defines a collection disorder as ‘when someone acquires and stores an excessive number of items in a chaotic manner, usually resulting in unmanageable amounts of clutter. The items may have little or no monetary value’.

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