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Converted Houses in England

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Post by Vanessa » Wed October 22nd, 2008, 4:56 pm

LOL. I meant the part which the owners used as the post office. The rest of it was their home, so it was like having a post office in your hallway sort of thing!! It never had a sign outside either indicating that it was a post office - apparently they were afraid of being robbed, which dates back to when a man known as 'the black panther' murdered three post masters in the 1970s (he also kidnapped a young girl and kept her down a drain).
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Post by Carla » Wed October 22nd, 2008, 5:02 pm

Ah, all is made clear :-) I know there was that article on the BBC News site a few weeks ago saying that British flats were the smallest in Europe, but 2 feet square sounded a bit extreme!
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Post by pat » Thu October 23rd, 2008, 3:37 am

A friend of ours from our youth grew up in a converted post office. I went round once for a meal with them, the kitchen still had sorting office holes in it, it was a lovely old place!
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