Developers have been forced to halt the demolition of a former social club that was built on top of a Quaker burial ground in Roundhill, Hampshire, England. The project was to build eight homes and a shop – but strict conditions had been set before a construction permit was issued. Work came to a halt when the site was found to be a former Quaker graveyard.
A New Forest District Council spokesman said: “The site is located in a conservation area and is of historical and archaeological significance.”
The halt to construction has left neighbors staring at a half-demolished building on a rubbish-strewn site, frequently inhabited by squatters and arsonists.
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