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Across The River

Location #6903
City: London
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Status: Arson
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Created By:MissSarak
Creation Date: 5/22/2013
Last Updated: 10/21/2018
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You can see this manor from across the river in Springbank park so when I found it on the other side I was not disappointed. Garbage everywhere and it looks like some kids made a dummy to hang out this window. There is also a large barn/garage on the property. Pictures of the interior are to follow.

Added by superss: 30 APR 14

"It is a familiar site for Byron residents both past and present. Just across the river from Springbank Park, the charming Victorian-era home known simply as The Cedars is a sight to behold on the banks of the Thames. In the 1880's, The Cedars was built as an athletic club complete with docks, rowboats and canoes. The athletic club was then converted to a summer home when the property was purchased by Herbert A. Sabine in 1906. The Cedars was passed down from generation to generation until it was finally sold to Drewlo Holdings in 1978."

From London Free Press, full story link provided.


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Address: 1218-1280 Riverside Drive, London, ON N6H 2T8, Canada

Talker 7/7/2018 11:29:11 PM

The end of an era. This house was burned down tonight. It’s still ablaze right now I hear.

Motleykiwi 2/27/2017 10:29:25 PM

This place is so trashed now and be careful of the needles in the kitchen.

PhotographicTime 1/26/2017 6:43:47 PM

We decided to explore it at night, scariest explore of our lives. It's upsetting to see it in such decay.

Matchalove 10/24/2016 11:57:55 AM

So sad to see how completely trashed this place has become. In comparing what I saw to some of the earlier galleries, my heart broke.

Storytrail 4/20/2015 9:28:59 AM

This place is fantastic! Fortunately the aforementioned security did not show up, wonder if they still have security at all? Sad to see the earlier galleries though - this place is covered in more graffiti than ever. The barn/outbuilding has also collapsed now or was torn down.

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