Category Archives: Dracups Cottage 2022

Artist’s son visits Bridgnorth to complete restoration of his father’s unique cottage

By Charlotte BentleyBridgnorthBridgnorth entertainment Published: Mar 30, 2021 Last Updated: Mar 30, 2021 “It is such an honour”: The finishing touches have been made to late artist Anthony Dracup’s cottage in Bridgnorth by his own son. Subscribe to our daily newsletter!Sign Up Dennis Dracup was contacted by Karolina and Jason Harte to ask for advice when they bought his […]

Tiny Shropshire cottage boasts ‘impressive cave in basement’

A terrace cottage with a secret cave in its basement has gone on sale in Shropshire for just under £200,000. Dracups Cottage in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, appears from the outside to be a tiny house, but the deceiving frontage gives way to not only two bedrooms, a living room and a galley kitchen, but a huge […]

Bridgnorth cottage with underground cave for sale

Published19 January 2016Sharehttps://emp.bbc.co.uk/emp/SMPj/2.44.11/iframe.htmlMedia caption, Artist Antony Dracup hand chiselled the cave before his death in 2002 A terraced cottage with its own underground cave has gone on sale with an asking price of just under £200,000. The sandstone cave under the property in Bridgnorth, Shropshire features vaulted ceilings and pillars. Artist Antony Dracup transformed the house […]

This tiny mid-terrace hides a HUGE secret. Step inside and prepare to be amazed – Ideal Home

It may look like your average terraced house from the outside, but the story on the inside is very different! Sitting in a quiet little village on a winding lane, you’d be forgiven for thinking this house was like any other two-bed terraced cottage across the county. On opening the Borrower-sized door you will find […]

Room to swing a bat: tiny terraced house with huge secret cave for sale – The Guardian

A terraced cottage with a secret cave has gone on sale for just under £200,000.Dracups Cottage in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, appears from the outside to be a tiny house. But the deceiving frontage gives way to not only two bedrooms, a living room and a galley kitchen but a huge sandstone cave with vaulted ceilings and ornate […]

Pillars and a cave: Bridgnorth cottage is a real work of art – Shropshire Star

From the outside, it looks like a simple terraced cottage on a sleepy street in Bridgnorth. But step inside and you are taken into another world, of quirky art and even a cave.Subscribe to our daily newsletter!Sign Up This is the creation of Antony Dracup, the home’s eccentric former owner who spent years carving out […]

Bridgnorth’s unique Dracup’s Cottage to host art exhibition of former owner’s work – Shropshire Star

Bridgnorth’s unique Dracup’s Cottage to host art exhibition of former owner’s work By Charlotte BentleyBridgnorthAttractions Published: Jan 26, 2022 The former home of 60s artist Anthony Dracup in Bridgnorth, recently converted into accommodation as Dracup’s Cottage, will host some of the iconic artist’s works in a new exhibition. The cottage first opened up to guests in April […]

Historic Towns linked by Severn Ramble – The Guardian

A train to Bridgnorth, then buses and walking boots open up the delights of this rural corner – including a clock that goes backwards Phoebe Taplin Fri 7 Jan 2022 06.30 GMT Bridgnorth has one of England’s oldest cliff railways, a holiday cottage with a hidden cave and a tower that leans more than Pisa’s. […]

Top 10 British Holiday Cottages – The Guardian

This former railway cottage in Bridgnorth was turned into a work of art by its former owner, artist Antony Dracup, and all its features have been preserved. This spring, it opened as an unusual holiday cottage: the living room has an Alice in Wonderland theme, the breakfast room resembles a railway platform, the bedroom is […]