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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 2nd February, 2014)

Big Rock

Big Rock
Big Rock at Lower Ince - another at risk.

Photo: Andrew Fishburn  (Canon EOS 6D)
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Comment by: joe graney on 2nd February 2014 at 07:21

sadly a sign of the times hopefully it will be restored soon

Comment by: Peter on 2nd February 2014 at 08:41

Spent some time in there
Would frequent the red lion and big rock as we called it
I was born in a house across the road from there

Comment by: kath on 2nd February 2014 at 09:29

such a bonny building going to waste. iy will probably end up as flats

Comment by: joe graney on 2nd February 2014 at 09:51

am I on my own in thinking it looks similar to the building Ivy mount new springs heading towards Aspull

Comment by: A.W. on 2nd February 2014 at 13:26

Is this the place that was a "fun" pub a few years ago?

Comment by: Ken R on 2nd February 2014 at 14:51

Joe. When I first saw this I also thought it was Ivy Mount, but it is wider then Ivy Mount and the background is different.

Comment by: Garry on 2nd February 2014 at 18:48

I was happy and in a good mood, until I saw this photo....pull it down.

Comment by: Scholes Malc on 2nd February 2014 at 19:56

cant be pulled down as its a listed building.....but then again so was the old Town Hall
and here's a question for you...what was its name as a Fun Pub?

Comment by: Gareth on 2nd February 2014 at 20:55

I may be wrong but was it not called ' The Rock Rock Cafe ' at one time ?

Comment by: alan on 2nd February 2014 at 21:14

it was called ' The Rock Rock

Comment by: Incer on 2nd February 2014 at 22:38

Why is that garrry?

Comment by: John H on 2nd February 2014 at 22:45

Just a thought I wonder if the will end up as flats [these days they call them apartments]Nice cloud formations

Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh . on 3rd February 2014 at 00:23

A.W. and Scholes Mac , yes it was a so called fun pub, it had an Irish theme, I can't for the life of me remember its name , it was something like Bridie O'Reilly's. There was a public house a little future along known as The Little Rock,on or the others correct name was The Rock Ferry ,again I can't remember which .

Comment by: Pete on 5th February 2014 at 22:08

Garry's an idiot, Incer. Best just to ignore him.

Comment by: Garry on 6th February 2014 at 12:13

Quite clearly IT'S an eye sore!

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