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It's a homeowner's nightmare- a 10m crater opening up in your front garden, and no knowing if your house is safe. But that's what's happened to the Jenkins family after a huge sink hole appeared outside their home at Upper Basildon, near Pangbourne. Experts say a collapsed tunnel may be the cause, as the site was a brick works in the 19th century. If finding a 32-foot wide crater - yards from the property just before Christmas isn't bad enough - the Jenkins family have been told their insurance company might not pay out. Rachel Hepworth reports.
A ten-metre long crater that opened up in the garden of a home in Berkshire, may have been caused by collapsed tunnel.
The site near Pangbourne was a brick works in the 19th century.
The Jenkins family who live in the property, have now been told their insurance company might not pay out. Rachel Hepworth reports:
In the run up to Christmas, the Jenkins family, who live in Upper Basildon are dealing with a 'giant' sinkhole that has opened up in their garden.