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Model Name Originals Town Visit? LL Ref. Dates Actual Location Grid Reference IoE
Hidden Cottages . Kinver NT Open to public

. . Holy Austin Houses

at NT Kinver Edge & Rock Houses

off Compton Road, near DY7 6DL

N52.45 W2.2419 N/L
Lilliput Lane's "Hidden Cottages " is based on Holy Austin Houses at Kinver Edge & Rock Houses, Comber Road, DY7 6HU  (see below
For centuries people dug into Kinver Edge's soft sandstone to create their homes, the last cave dwellers only moved out in the 1950s. One of the rock houses has been restored so you can imagine living here in Victorian times. 
   Photos   Old Photos  Interesting other info

Photos: Jan & Mike Tarrant
How to find them
Find  junction of Compton Road & Meddins Lane (near DY7 6DL) There is a parking area to the west (a few hundred metres)
From there, take the footpath to the left and follow the rail There is a gate to the NT property. If closed -- see  below
The back of the rock houses If the property is closed there is a footpath (see map) by these houses

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