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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 13th June, 2013)

St Nat's

St Nat's
St Nat's Platt Bridge, revealing the newly completed repairs. Note how the pointed roof has gone, and possibly a flat or hidden sloping one used to replace it.

Photo: Andrew Fishburn  (Canon EOS 5D)
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Comment by: Lizzie down under on 13th June 2013 at 01:53

Nice pic Andrew.....always good to see restoration happening....cheers!!!

Comment by: James on 13th June 2013 at 16:55

Good shot.

Is that taken from the old rail line?

Comment by: Andrew Fishburn on 13th June 2013 at 18:33

Thanks, James it is taken from the old railway line

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 13th June 2013 at 20:26

Has anybody else noticed that Ernest hasnt contributed for a while?
Are you ok out there Ernest ??

Comment by: Colin Harlow on 13th June 2013 at 20:33

Yes taken from the disused railway embankment...how old is St Nats? The red brickwork looks like Accrinton Huncoat made there in Lancashire. Blackpool tower foundations are built from the same type of bricks. Well done Andrew.

Comment by: Colin Harlow on 13th June 2013 at 20:56

31st May was Ernest's last comment, on photo-a-day, Jean F(Wales). He could well be on holiday somewhere.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 14th June 2013 at 07:27

Jean & Colin: The P-a-D`s of late haven`t been of interest - thanks for missing me!

Comment by: Mick on 14th June 2013 at 08:57

Ernest I missed you as well,and agree with you of most of them not being of any interest but did you not miss my interesting PaDs of the Clog om the 3rd, the Gypsy Boat on the 5th and the Icebergs on the 6th

Comment by: maggie on 14th June 2013 at 09:18

A long time ago I met a man who, as a child had seen St. Nats being built, he & his mates also used to lie in wait for Formby senior & his mates going by & throw stones at them.

Comment by: steve on 14th June 2013 at 20:45

St Nathanials Church was built in 1905 so it is a comparatively modern structure.I think it would be a pity if the turret was replaced with a flat roof it would look odd to say the least.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 14th June 2013 at 21:02

As long as you are ok Ernest..

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