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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 15th May, 2017)

The Pulham Cascade


The Pulham Cascade
Mesnes Park, Wigan.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
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Comment by: Derek Platt on 15th May 2017 at 02:11

Great photo, brings back memories of hunting for swan eggs. So what the heck is a Pulham Cascade.

Comment by: Sam h on 15th May 2017 at 10:20

Derek, I think pulham derives from the word pulhamite a man made type of rock by James pulham and son 1820-98 , it was called anthropic Rock which looked like gritty sand stone used to join natural rock together ,used in large garden landscapes. That's my angle on it anyway derek.

Comment by: Derek Platt on 15th May 2017 at 16:36

Thank you Sam h, I'm sure you are correct. You learn something every day

Comment by: Dave K on 15th May 2017 at 19:25

Derek, I never found eggs there either. Seems they were probably smarter than us kids and used the islands.

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