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Spooky Places

Posted by
Richard Irwin (Belper, United Kingdom) on 5 December 2007 in Architecture.

Riber Castle was built in 1862. Its creator, John smedley, died before its completion, but his wife lived their till her death. After that, it was a boys school till the 1930's, an MOD storage depot, and finally a wildlife park. The park was heavily criticised, as the animals were kept in terrible conditions up to its closure. Now it stands desolate and abandoned, with the hint of spookiness always in the air...