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Forum: Church 08-12-2004, 23:48
Replies: 87
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Posted By WillowTheWhisp
Re: Church's Historic Waterfront

Perhaps the Stag is the only one that is/was actually called "Inn" at the time. Wasn't the Griffin at Huncoat originally called The Griffin's Head Inn? I can't recall if it has Inn in the title now...
Forum: Church 08-12-2004, 08:10
Replies: 87
Views: 10,002
Posted By WillowTheWhisp
Re: Church's Historic Waterfront

I can relate to most of that map. I'm puzzled as to why whoever joined up the two pieces joined two obviously unmatched pieces as the bit on the far right dates from much earlier than the majority of...
Forum: Church 07-12-2004, 16:39
Replies: 87
Views: 10,002
Posted By WillowTheWhisp
Re: Church's Historic Waterfront

I do wish they'd get on and do something specific about all the eyesores in and around the area. It just seems to get scruffier and scruffier.

I'd love to see that old map you mentioned Darby. I'm...
Forum: Church 30-08-2004, 20:37
Replies: 87
Views: 10,002
Posted By WillowTheWhisp
Re: Church's Historic Waterfront

When I said "tree" I was exaggerating ever so slightly. (Islamia girls school/ex-pub) There's something growing from the troughing.

Didn't Thwaites Brewery own the Copmmercial at one time?
Forum: Church 23-08-2004, 11:52
Replies: 87
Views: 10,002
Posted By WillowTheWhisp
Re: Church's Historic Waterfront

I've just come past that ex-pub/girls' school and it has a tree growing out of it! It could certainly do with a facelift if nothing else.
Forum: Church 23-08-2004, 11:13
Replies: 87
Views: 10,002
Posted By WillowTheWhisp
Re: Church's Historic Waterfront

Is Rastrick's foundry derelict? That area could do with a bit of a facelift.
Forum: Church 22-08-2004, 16:53
Replies: 87
Views: 10,002
Posted By WillowTheWhisp
Re: Church's Historic Waterfront

The combination of tough rope and soft stone there is quite amazing. I wonder how many ropes it took to wear those grooves?
Forum: Church 21-08-2004, 20:45
Replies: 87
Views: 10,002
Posted By WillowTheWhisp
Re: Church's Historic Waterfront

Could the reason for number 2 possibly also have something to do with rope? If the horses were pulling the barges round a sharp corner it would possibly wear the rope away but an angled corner like...
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