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Kevin Duffy Builds An Art Brut Tudor Town

by | 26th, October 2007

KEVIN Duffy has built a repilca Tudor town:

Former Lancashire cotton mill worker Kevin Duffy, 62, has poured his life’s energy into creating a magical alternative reality.

Kevin Duffy, with a mannequin which, like most of his material, is donated
For over three decades he has used reclaimed building materials to transform his allotment-turned-garden centre into a labyrinth of three-quarter-size Tudor-style cottages, rendered pillars and curved walls.

On Boxing Day 13 years ago, his wife fell dead beneath the Christmas tree, and Duffy’s work took on a dramatic new urgency. Since then the site has erupted with more than 80 buildings and sculptures.

He doesn’t use scaffolding because it slows him down. He says he will never stop building.

Mr duffy does not work for the government…

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