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Explorer finds ‘time capsule’ house abandoned for 19 years

An city explorer in Yorkshire, England found a “time capsule” in an abandoned house that has been left untouched for 19 years. 

Daniel Sims, from West Yorkshire, found a number of possessions left to decay that belonged to the proprietor of the house. And crops had been seen rising up the partitions. 

The property, which Sims, 32, entered by way of an open window, as soon as belonged to a girl named Anne who lived within the house alone after her husband’s passing. She later died in 2003, in keeping with Jam Press. 

Since her loss of life, the house has been left to crumble, with all of her possessions nonetheless inside. 

Sims took viewers inside and gave a tour of the house on YouTube, together with a few of his different explorer mates. During the tour, they found a wood cupboard stuffed with letters. Family photos had been displayed on the highest of the cupboard with layers of mud evident. 

The dwelling space is left in disarray with most of the house owners belongings left behind.
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“It’s absolutely crazy the amount of stuff that’s been left behind here,” Sims mentioned within the video. (*19*)

Coats are nonetheless hung up within the hallway, toothbrushes are nonetheless specified by the lavatory, and dishes are piled up within the kitchen. 

A dresser with clothes and photos left behind.
A dresser with garments and images left behind.
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A bedroom with leftover possessions.
A bed room with leftover possessions.
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The dwelling seems to have been entered by vandals beforehand, as graffiti is noticed painted on the partitions. 

Black and white pictures seem in one of many bedrooms. Old information, sneakers and different possessions are seen, which Sims describes as a “time capsule,” noting that there hasn’t been any updates to the house because the early Nineteen Nineties. 

An old television set.
An previous tv set.
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Photos of the family that once lived here remain.
Photos of the household that when lived right here stay.
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He additionally discovered a Daily Mirror newspaper from 2002 and handfuls of Christmas playing cards. 

Sims and his mates describe the residence as “the house of sadness” resulting from its deteriorating state and nobody left to handle it. 

“A wave of excitement rushed over me [as we entered] as this was my first time seeing a place like this which is commonly referred to as a time capsule and a glimpse into someone’s life,” Sims defined.

The kitchen with dishes stacked up on top of each other.
The kitchen with dishes stacked up on high of one another.
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The filthy bathtub.
The filthy bathtub.
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“Inside everything from Anne’s life was left from pictures to bathroom supplies and her teeth which was super creepy,” Sims defined. “Old ornaments and her clothing still hung up in the wardrobes and old letters written and received. The kitchen was full of food still unused and rotting away which suggested that the property was vacated suddenly and just left.”

He continued: “The house itself on the upper floors was collapsing and falling apart due to nature retaking over, It was really weird seeing all these memories and life laid open and bare like this for all to see and incredibly sad to see the place left to rot and decay.”

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