I'd take the slide down from way up there too!
dear Julian, that sounds painful... when they sent some of the good roofing gables down the chute, they would break at the seam half-way down! not to mention the splinters. but the whole place is just a memory now. thanks, love, susanna
this is what the place looked like last month:http://susannapowers.blogspot.com/2015/06/historic-or-not.htmlI think it must have been standing in that spot longer than 100 years. sp