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The Tudor Close Hotel

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Tudor Close is real, and it's a hotel in Rottingdean, Sussex, England.
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And a poster of a Cluedo-themed murder mystery party that happen here!
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Based on this article (https://aoh.org.uk/amanda-davidson-tell ... dor-close/), this is where Anthony Pratt and his wife Elva came up with the idea for Cluedo, which is awesome!

From the article:
AOH: ‘Murder at Tudor Close’ refers to games of Cluedo reputedly played here in the 1920’s – would you like to tell us about the references to the game in your Open House?

AD: Travelling entertainers Anthony and Elva Pratt hosted their murder mystery games here, which were played out by guests and local actors. Called ‘Murder at Tudor Close’ they later took it to Waddington’s games, who made it into Cluedo in 1948.
So this, if true, is the REAL Cluedo mansion.

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Wow.

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Nice bit of history. There's a few other details on Wikipedia under Pratt's bio.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_E ... udor_Close

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So who plays Miss Scarlett?
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The Tudor Close Hotel is up for sale for £ 1,000,000

And also it has a secret passage in the kitchen to the bar.

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Some adverts of Tudor Close
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Also here's something interesting:
The Tudor Close Hotel was a expanded version of a pre-existing Tudor style cottage in Rottingdean Court Estate.
Construction began around the 1920s, and was used as a hotel in the 30s. Around the 1950s, the hotel was converted into homes.
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Source: Charles Neville

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