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PoW camp up for sale.

A FORMER prisoner of war camp is being sold on eBay for nearly pounds 1million.

Harperley Prisoner of War Camp was turned into a tourist attraction in 2004 but the owners can no longer afford to complete the restoration.

The camp, near Crook, County Durham, housed German and Italian prisoners during World War II James and Lisa McLeod had hoped to turn it into a visitor centre but are selling it for pounds 900,000. The site now boasts a garden centre, restaurant, farm shop and museum, as well as the original 49 prisoner huts.
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