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 Photo-a-Day      (Friday, 18th January, 2013) Views: 2,895 
Chimney
 Chimney   by Edward Collins  (Canon DIGITAL IXUS 950 IS)
The old furness chimney, a remnant of the Patchcroft coal mine, Haigh.

Comment by Ken R on 18th January 2013 at 00:02
Looks like the old ventilation shaft, Memories of a long gone industry.


Comment by Lizzie down under on 18th January 2013 at 01:34
Nice pic Edward.......a bit eerie though......cheers!!!


Comment by pete on 18th January 2013 at 10:45
trees or chimney?
a change from canal anyway ed !


Comment by Mick on 18th January 2013 at 11:25
I dont know where this place is


Comment by e collins on 18th January 2013 at 13:48
hi mick it is pennington lane redrock


Comment by Ernest Pyke on 18th January 2013 at 14:13
Mick, have a look at :-
http://www.aditnow.co.uk/album/Patchcroft-Pit-Furnace-Pit-Chimney/


Comment by Mick on 18th January 2013 at 16:13
Thanks E Collins and Ernest Ive rode up there on my b ike but didnt notice it but I can see it now in the trees on Google maps,


Comment by Jean F (Wales) on 18th January 2013 at 20:11
All those bricks!!! Wonder how long that took to build?
They dont make `em like that anymore !!!


Comment by Jean F (Wales) on 18th January 2013 at 20:22
Following my last posting re cimney brick building...

Our main road from machynlleth to Aberystwyth is being widened and the lads down there have built a fantastic wall, the height of a chimney ....all of small cobble stones...its a heck of a long wall and still ongoing.....it`s a credit to all concerned.It looks amazing.


Comment by Ernest Pyke on 18th January 2013 at 21:57
Jean, re your 20:22 comment, I hope the size of the cobbles are as those from `oop North` and not as those from `darn Sarth` (16/01/2013 P-a-D).


Comment by AP on 18th January 2013 at 22:57
So, are Northern 'cobblestones' = to Southern 'Granite Sets'?

If so, is there a northern name for the smaller stones known as cobbles further south?


Comment by Ken R on 19th January 2013 at 00:05
Ernest. Could not get anything on your address. 14.30 message.


Comment by Farmer on 19th January 2013 at 10:28
at Back o Billy Pit nr red rock


Comment by Ernest Pyke on 19th January 2013 at 12:06
Ken R, don`t understand you. Where`s the message?
If you mmean my 14:13 comment, I`ve just copied and pasted the web address right now and got website headed `Patchcroft Pit (Furnace Pit Chimney).
If you put `Patchcroft Pit` on Google, it`s the second item down :-
Photographs of Patchcroft Pit Furnace Pit Chimney.


Comment by Ernest Pyke on 19th January 2013 at 12:20
Hello! `AP`, if you Google `cobblesone sizes` there`s a lot of info.


Comment by Ernest Pyke on 19th January 2013 at 12:57
AP, have just found this photo on :-
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kotaji/5462441232/in/photostream/
Am surprised to see the large size there as well as the small. Never noticed them when in Rye as they are mostly what I call pebbles !! Probably the large ones are fairly recent in comparison.


Comment by Jean F (Wales) on 19th January 2013 at 15:19
Hello Ernest,Don`t know where the cobblestones are from but wherever it is they are small dark grey and very very impressive.


Comment by AP on 20th January 2013 at 17:02
Thanks, Ernest Pike. I had grown up calling them 'cobblestones', and it was only when I needed to buy some, that the quarry products supplier told me that what I was asking for were 'granite setts'!


Comment by Jean F (Wales) on 21st January 2013 at 11:45
We know what we mean don`t we AP.
All look the same to me !


Comment by Mr T on 22nd January 2013 at 14:44
Looks so out of place this chimney, just hiding here in the woods!


Comment by C RAD on 17th October 2013 at 01:49
Found this picture a bit spooky..


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