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Oh no! Beautiful Ghaxaq house of character earmarked for demolition
It is believed to be around 500 years old.

Caroline Curmi

A house of character in Ghaxaq, thought to be around 500 years old, has been earmarked for demolition.

Marylyn Mifsud via IL-KOTRA / Facebook

Marylyn Mifsud via IL-KOTRA / Facebook

Pictures of the house were shared to public Facebook group IL-KOTRA with the caption: "Probably a 500yr old house of character being demolished in Ghaxaq. What a pity! It has the cutest facade and structure."

Marylyn Mifsud via IL-KOTRA / Facebook

Marylyn Mifsud via IL-KOTRA / Facebook

Many expressed their sadness at the thought of the beautiful house being brought down, with one commentor calling for it to be restored instead.

20th May 2020


Caroline Curmi
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When she’s not having a quarter-life crisis, Caroline is either drawing in a café, frittering her salary on sushi or swearing at traffic in full-on Gozitan. There is also the occasional daytime drink somewhere in the equation. Or two. A creative must be allowed at least one vice.

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