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home to generations of university students in the 1970s

24 High Street

24 High Street (8 Apr 1976)

Research Institute of PalaeotroglogiologyThe property was owned by Miriam Peck. Dr Bolsover and family lived in the big house next door.

The signs on the wall (‘Research Institute of Palaeotroglobiology’, ‘Parking Reserved for Departmental Professor’) were impressive but fake.

One lot of students had also located a phantom company at the address: “Happy Jack’s Funeral Directors. Service with a Smile. Parties catered for.”

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