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February 29, 2024

UK council orders owners of bulldozed pub to rebuild it as it was — crooked

By PAN PYLAS
Associated Press

LONDON — The owners of a quirky 18th century British pub unlawfully bulldozed after a mysterious fire last year were ordered on Tuesday by a local council to rebuild it — and to stick to its original, lopsided dimensions.

The watering hole — known as The Crooked House for its leaning walls and tilting foundation — favored by many locals in the village of Himley, central England, was gutted by a fire and subsequently demolished last August.


 
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