Photo-a-Day (Friday, 18th January, 2013)
Photo: Edward Collins (Canon DIGITAL IXUS 950 IS)
Looks like the old ventilation shaft, Memories of a long gone industry.
Nice pic Edward.......a bit eerie though......cheers!!!
trees or chimney?
a change from canal anyway ed !
I dont know where this place is
hi mick it is pennington lane redrock
Mick, have a look at :-
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,
All those bricks!!! Wonder how long that took to build?
They dont make `em like that anymore !!!
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.
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).
So, are Northern 'cobblestones' = to Southern 'Granite Sets'?
If so, is there a northern name for the smaller stones known as cobbles further south?
Ernest. Could not get anything on your address. 14.30 message.
at Back o Billy Pit nr red rock
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.
Hello! `AP`, if you Google `cobblesone sizes` there`s a lot of info.
AP, have just found this photo on :-
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.
Hello Ernest,Don`t know where the cobblestones are from but wherever it is they are small dark grey and very very impressive.
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'!
We know what we mean don`t we AP.
All look the same to me !
Looks so out of place this chimney, just hiding here in the woods!
Found this picture a bit spooky..