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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 9th November, 2018)


Top lock Cottage, Top lock.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon PowerShot)
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Comment by: B. on 9th November 2018 at 06:51


Comment by: Mick on 9th November 2018 at 07:08

I cant see the point in keeping just a small section of old cobbles at the top lock, they can be dangerous for cyclist who come flying round the corner then hit the cobbles
It would be much smoother and safer if it was all tarmaced

Comment by: Elizabeth on 9th November 2018 at 08:16

Walk past here regularly on way to Haigh Hall.Unchanged for years,love it.

Comment by: Gary on 9th November 2018 at 08:42

Good one - haven't seen that for 50 years.
Is it listed?

Comment by: irene roberts on 9th November 2018 at 09:39

Love that scene. Timeless.

Comment by: Veronica on 9th November 2018 at 09:51

The cobbles/sets are very much in keeping with that lovely old cottage- they don't need to be covered with horrible tarmac- cyclists can always get off their bikes for that matter.

Comment by: Maureen on 9th November 2018 at 11:54

What a lovely change from red bricked houses..and yes I agree,let folk get off their bikes,I used to ride my bike a lot (I still have it) and wouldn't dream of trying to ride over cobbles,what's simpler than just getting off and pushing it a few yards..keep Tarmac for main roads..it isn't important here.

Comment by: John D on 9th November 2018 at 14:44

Great scene.I agree that the cobbles/setts (not sets) are more in keeping with the area. I wonder how or why the stone cottage acquired a red brick chimney.

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