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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 1st March, 2013)


Jake is the horse that has been living on the old St Nats school field. The scaffolding on the tower of St Nat's is now complete. Judging by the huge cement 'baths' at the side of the church I'm hopeful that restoration is on the cards of the landmark.

Photo: Andrew Fishburn  (Canon EOS 5D)
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Comment by: Mick on 1st March 2013 at 00:02

Now thats a good natural interesting photo.

Comment by: Margaret Wall on 1st March 2013 at 00:11

God love Jake, he's gorgeous and he looks like quite a character!
Yet another wonderful photo Andrew.

Comment by: Lizzie Down under on 1st March 2013 at 03:05

Awwwwwhe is a lovely looking Clydie the chain is a bit of a worry though.....not a good thing to leave a horse chained in a field that is if he is.......cheers!!!

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 1st March 2013 at 04:41

The name `Jake` reminds me of Rolf Harris` "Jake the Peg" ref.:-
There`s a video showing St. Nats on `Save Wigan` website:-
Will you be climbing to the top of the tower on completion, Andrew?
It will be more safer than on top of St.Cath`s spire, which Rev David

Comment by: Henry7 on 1st March 2013 at 08:35

Fabulous photo of Jake he really compliments this beautiful church. The brickwork is superb, does anyone know if it's Accrington Brick?

Comment by: D. on 1st March 2013 at 09:50

Very nice picture Andrew, the horse is showing his best side!

Comment by: Andrew Fishburn on 1st March 2013 at 10:47

Henry7, thank you, it certaily is Accrinton Brick.
Ernest - great idea - i will see what i can do!

Comment by: cullie on 1st March 2013 at 13:12

if that horse hangs around any longer it's gonna end up in someones meat pie ........

Comment by: Brendell on 1st March 2013 at 18:59

Good to see the progress on repairing the tower to St Nats, which I attended during my formative years. Now living in Norfolk I don't get up as often as I would like and am pleased to see the tree removed.
The horse is cute too.

Comment by: josie on 1st March 2013 at 22:03

aww lovely , has anyone on here seen the horse and her foal on warrington rd spring view going toward platt bridge, there were about 20 horses on that field a while ago , i hope theire ok as people are feeding them they look like they need a good bath and brush and some shelter they are gipsy horses i think.

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