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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 7th May, 2009)

Winding house

Winding house
Winding house, or used to be before it was turned into a private dwelling. Situated at Dukes Row, Aspull. Note the wheel in the garden.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon 300 D 35m--90mm)
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Comment by: Alan on 7th May 2009 at 00:03

Nice photo. What did the wheel wind ?

Comment by: Ron D on 7th May 2009 at 09:17

HI Alan .IT was pit winding gear.I think the mine was Moss pit, as Moss pit Row cottages, are just by. Cheers .

Comment by: Harry C. on 7th May 2009 at 10:42

Another nice local pic Ron, the daffs set it off.Cheers H.

Comment by: j.fulton on 16th November 2009 at 21:43

the wheel is situated above what was the fothershaw pit. (dukes row was once called fothershaw row). the house was the winding house for fothershaw pit

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