Man discovers secret underground passageways under home

Man discovers secret underground passageways under home

Freddy Goodall, 23, from Sussex, who works as a property developer, was looking through old photos of his 500-year-old family home.

He noticed a doorway in the library, which was added in the 19th century.

However, Freddy couldn’t see the same doorway in the room now.

Freddy said: “I searched for it but couldn’t see anything at first, then realised it was hidden behind a bookshelf.

“Eventually behind one of the books, I found a hole that looked into the hidden room.”

In a TikTok video, which now has over 4.5 million views, Freddy is seen clearing the books off the shelves and proceeds to remove the screws on the front-facing wooden panel.

He lifts the panel away and was shocked to find a dark, empty room behind the piece of furniture.

Noticing another panel on the floor, he lifts it to find a secret passageway leading to underground rooms.

Freddy also spots a ladder leading to another room above, and when he climbs up, he finds a larger room filled with cobwebs, dust and a huge wasp nest.

In there, he finds steps across the room, which lead him to another passageway, which he investigates in a second video.

After climbing down the passageway to the basement, Freddy found two secret rooms with doors leading to other passages.

Freddy also discovered another corridor with stairs leading up to a blocked exit.

He found several other passageways, which he believes were used by servants to get around the property unnoticed by the landlord.

Freddy also found a brick wall with mysterious names and dates written in chalk.

He discovered another room through the brick wall and managed to get through to find even more secret tunnels and passageways.

In one of the rooms, Freddy found an old safe that looked like it had not been touched for years.

He broke the safe open and found books dating back to 1848 filled with information about the house and some letters.

Freddy also found old school books and desks used in the 1900s when the property was an educational institution.

Freddy said: “I was excited to find something new in a house I have lived in for so long!

“It was pitch black so very creepy at first!

“I believe they were servant passages that run under the house and used this to get back and forth from their quarters without being noticed.

“Some of the underground rooms have been build over the top of as one has flagstones which we believe is where they kept the horses.

“I left the rooms as they were, I like that they have been the same for hundreds of years, there is so much history to be found in each room.”

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  1. @beautybird2668 on January 6, 2024 at 8:48 am

    ha ha who got Titanic vibes? was waiting for the ”Heart of the sea"" necklace to be in the safe lol

  2. @nerfgun22222 on January 6, 2024 at 8:48 am

    He could probably use that as an escape tunnel or a bunker when ww3 happens its not a matter of if its a matter of when

  3. @interghost on January 6, 2024 at 8:49 am

    Thats not a hidden room… its a crawl space… and it had a screwed in board with a finger hold to open it… and a ladder made out of new tiber screwed to the wall… its just to get access to wires and pipes etc. – D’oh!

  4. @pumpkinflipper5751 on January 6, 2024 at 8:50 am

    Don’t blaspheme against Our Lord And Saviour Jesus Christ In Jesus Mighty Name I Pray Amen Jesus Is King Of Kings Lord Of Lords Amen ✝️❤️❤️❤️✝️❤️❤️🙏🙏❤️✝️

  5. @zxcytdfxy256 on January 6, 2024 at 8:51 am

    must be fun being rich

  6. @Data4664 on January 6, 2024 at 8:53 am


  7. @cornycontent1915 on January 6, 2024 at 8:54 am

    If you’ve ever read The Rats in the Walls youd know why this is a terrible idea

  8. @Disteltje on January 6, 2024 at 8:55 am

    But it IS exciting and valuable. This is history and so very important. maybe a museum can use it.

  9. @bradleywilson5641 on January 6, 2024 at 8:56 am

    Brick work and mortar look 1980s earliest 😅

  10. @xxcoralineplayzxx2536 on January 6, 2024 at 8:56 am

    That’s really cool tho!

  11. @namron8105 on January 6, 2024 at 8:57 am

    2:56 imagine opening a safe that contains a disease

  12. @AweSomo84 on January 6, 2024 at 8:58 am

    The thing was that all the floors were foamed up with insulation , so he know and other people aswell

  13. @the_one1001 on January 6, 2024 at 9:00 am

    Not disappointing at all dude, that’s a piece of history and someones life right there

  14. @allyk5513 on January 6, 2024 at 9:00 am

    Dudes a billionaire, and doesn’t leave anything in the safe. Yeah, I wouldn’t have claimed it with the crown either melted down.

  15. @markrainford1219 on January 6, 2024 at 9:00 am

    So, why start every sentence with ‘so’?

  16. @kirilmakanal on January 6, 2024 at 9:01 am

    escape tunnel

  17. @abelnajera1307 on January 6, 2024 at 9:04 am

    This guy is pure bologna

  18. @cynthia4given on January 6, 2024 at 9:07 am

    Ok so how did he get that safe out??? Come on!!

  19. @aidanafshar8744 on January 6, 2024 at 9:08 am

    Let Tai lopez know about the books, he’s probably more than interested in reading them because knowlodge.

  20. @Patmanx1 on January 6, 2024 at 9:12 am

    you found actual treasure, of the house itself.

  21. @theashtray823 on January 6, 2024 at 9:13 am

    A video about a 500 year old house that isn’t about haunting is quite surprising.
    Must’ve been a good home to literally everyone who lived there if it has secret com parents, ancient letters about illness and a very very old history. Yet still has no haunting.

  22. @Nipolli_Nipolli on January 6, 2024 at 9:15 am

    Hunter street in real life be like🤣🤣

  23. @Glum1964 on January 6, 2024 at 9:17 am

    I wouldn’t be able to go to work for about a week. Or sleep. I’d be exploring that place forever!

  24. @cassiefriedman1446 on January 6, 2024 at 9:19 am

    I found it very exciting

  25. @janeybundybird on January 6, 2024 at 9:20 am

    Don’t trust fund kids know the word for ladder?

  26. @thedevereauxbunch on January 6, 2024 at 9:23 am

    Don’t be sorry!! Thang was great

  27. @bryanvoyles1606 on January 6, 2024 at 9:23 am

    Throw a sandwich at it😂

  28. @Use-Your_Brain on January 6, 2024 at 9:24 am

    Nice older buildings that are like this for part of the underground railroad

  29. @bubblebaby8975 on January 6, 2024 at 9:25 am

    That’s actually pretty cool at least it’s not fake love it

  30. @themrjones on January 6, 2024 at 9:25 am

    Crawl space is an access areas are typical for a house that size. That’s essentially the attic/ subfloor basement area and everywhere in between all inside the walls it’s just how it’s done. Even new houses big humongous houses that they’re building have stuff like that these days. Sometimes the plumbing electrical guys who knows construction guys actually have to get in there into those areas and they would typically just make a new entrance somewhere on the side with a new door. This guy just happened to find the old access patch which is pretty cool I love the video.

  31. @mommyissuesasmr8040 on January 6, 2024 at 9:26 am

    I love how he pretends this is the first time he has gone in there. 🙄🙄

  32. @overtheGarage-ue8lh on January 6, 2024 at 9:27 am

    I’ve not seen one video of anyone opening an old safe that didn’t end in disappointment. Cool video!

  33. @puzzleheaddesign3789 on January 6, 2024 at 9:28 am

    Congrats you found the old attic and crawl space access.

  34. @supplement420 on January 6, 2024 at 9:29 am

    So that guy owns a house with a known hidden passage, stuck some old book from the house in a safe that he randomly discovers and made some money from going viral…genius. What’s his other TikTok Videos… pretending to have mental illnesses?

  35. @GothGuy885 on January 6, 2024 at 9:29 am

    just finding the hidden space, the safe and it contents, were epic enough for me!
    thanks, awesome video mate . 😀
    liked and subbed!

  36. @ClintEatswood on January 6, 2024 at 9:29 am

    "Nothing of monetary value"
    Who cares bro? Thats a sick find. Lots of old history.

  37. @jazzbox24 on January 6, 2024 at 9:30 am

    Very interesting video. Amazing you found letters written from so long ago. They’re a window into the past. A treasure in themselves.

  38. @ozziew1z743 on January 6, 2024 at 9:30 am

    British Museum: “I’ll just take.. that..”

  39. @kashkelly1508 on January 6, 2024 at 9:32 am

    So cool!

  40. @anthonygratton422 on January 6, 2024 at 9:34 am

    Should have kept those old books. They are very much needed

  41. @antman1125 on January 6, 2024 at 9:36 am

    My question is how do you get that heavy safe through the tunnels up the ladder and up to your house

  42. @sterlthepearl1000 on January 6, 2024 at 9:37 am

    Cool. How did this guy get the money to live in this mansion? He inherited it?

  43. @mommyissuesasmr8040 on January 6, 2024 at 9:38 am

    500 years ago is when all the Secret Societies got started, Globe Earth was created, and the plan for the takeover got started…..started in your basement…..👀

  44. @jjdelany8130 on January 6, 2024 at 9:38 am

    That’s a ladder, sir! A l a d d e r! Not a staircase

  45. @glock21guy on January 6, 2024 at 9:39 am

    Seems strange to go through the trouble of putting those items in a hidden safe. It’s neat now, but what was the motivation at the time? Surely, they didn’t do it for some rando 200 years later.

  46. @strorandompage on January 6, 2024 at 9:39 am

    Love to see all the trash cleaned out.. and really up grade the hidden paths

  47. @ImeLara17 on January 6, 2024 at 9:41 am

    this guy is so chill about touring us at his secret tunnel like it’s just a normal day for him

  48. @bankrollkaine on January 6, 2024 at 9:46 am

    Reminds me of Resident Evil

  49. @bobdefalco on January 6, 2024 at 9:47 am

    What a neat adventure

  50. @GrennKren on January 6, 2024 at 9:47 am

    umm.. Resident Evil everyone??

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