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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 21st June, 2013)


Bolton Road, Aspull.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon powershot G9)
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Comment by: Ken R on 21st June 2013 at 00:03

Good one Ron, these houses must be getting on for a hundred years old, anybody know??

Comment by: Kath Pressey on 21st June 2013 at 07:25

everywhere i go this summer I'm seeing masses of buttercups. beautiful!

Comment by: Ron D on 21st June 2013 at 10:07

Ken .Well over a hundred ,I worked on one as a lad. and that was 68 years ago during ww2.They looked older then than they do now.

Comment by: irene roberts on 21st June 2013 at 11:16

They are probably over 100 years old. Our house, (in Abram), is 113 years old.

Comment by: Kenee on 21st June 2013 at 11:37

A lot of houses like those were cleared in the 1960's and 1970's for re-development. It just goes to show what can be done with a bit of TLC.

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 21st June 2013 at 12:25

Buttercups....I miss them.....lovely row of painted houses....if their walls could talk.....what history....cheers!!!

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 21st June 2013 at 14:21

Article re buttercup invasion is in today`s Mailonline see:-
Is the published and updated date wrong?

Comment by: John H on 21st June 2013 at 18:24

Ron D likes butter, Ha ha, nice to see you out & about Ron

Comment by: Fred on 22nd June 2013 at 13:07

Erny. What are you on about.Thats not a comment .

Comment by: Art on 23rd June 2013 at 01:54

Never mind Fred....It never is!!

Comment by: peterp on 23rd June 2013 at 08:36

Fred only a few of E Pykes comments are ever about the photo shown most relate to something else or another photo from somewhere else. He likes flying off at a tangent

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 23rd June 2013 at 20:43

Fred, Art and peterp: My comment is about the profusion of buttercups and this photo shows buttercups.

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