18 astonishing discoveries found in old houses

Moving house can be so chaotic that owners often leave objects behind. Very rare objects! Then there are others who have a particular decorative style, meaning their former homes are eccentric to say the least!

Here's a fascinating selection of 'leftovers' photographed and shared by owners as they discover their new home's hidden secrets...

1. A giant Monopoly floor

Nnewel

2. A well-hidden safe

Oldred92

3. Don't go down there alone!

Lumarous

4. This space-age wallpaper was found underneath three other coats!

bubbaloon

5. When a bank becomes a food supplement store

jhal2

6. A mural discovered under a coat of wallpaper

thatjasonguy_

7. When a dog poses its paws...

PoisoNinja

8. We hope this glass is reinforced

TeddyTeey

9. Eek! A basement cemetary

HierEncore

10. From the days when milk was delivered every morning

d416

11. It's amazing what you can find under an old carpet

madhats86

12. A renovated police station!

RubMyRing

13. Would you venture down here?

holleyfieldart

15. A message from the previous owner

tougemonster

15. A living room that was built around a rock

Jesse158

16. Artistic talent!

Fristiloverke13

17. After several layers of paint

Cummiekazi

18. 100 year-old elevator lever!

Canars1

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