Heritage hits the dust…

I went to Langford Town, and was saddened to see another beautiful heritage home hit the dust on Oleff road.

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This lovely bungalow, typical of old Bangalore architecture, set in small, lovely garden, was already half gone.

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I tried to see if the year of construction was marked anywhere, but could not find it.

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The solidity of the construction, and the high ceilings, can be seen:

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How I wish I had the money to buy up such old homes, and maintain them in the old style! I could sit in them and dream about days when space in the city was not such a valuable commodity, that history had to be sacrificed on the altar of Mammon…

 

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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.