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  • Tbolt's Avatar
    Today, 04:51
    Tbolt replied to a thread Margaret Beavan School in Misc Sites
    Ayup, The attic was my fave place in here, the light was excellent. If I'm honest we weren't really allowed up there either lol. Do you have any idea what the room 3rd from last in my pics was used for? the one with all the pics on the far wall?
    10 replies | 762 view(s)
  • HughieD's Avatar
    Yesterday, 23:39
    Cheers mate. Much appreciated. Yup. Realise I just scratched the surface with this one and that there are so many more places to do.
    9 replies | 1162 view(s)
  • wolfism's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:07
    Good selection of shots, they've cleared lots of Hunter welly and Tredaire underlay-related stuff out of the buildings in the past year or two, and last time I went past I spotted a used car lot at the side of the building (ironically!)
    1 replies | 204 view(s)
  • jhluxton's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:50
    jhluxton replied to a thread Margaret Beavan School in Misc Sites
    Fascinating - I actually worked at Margaret Beavan as a supply teacher there during the spring term of 1987. I also went a back a few times for meetings just before the school closed. I see that you appear to have made it up into what looks like the attic. When I was there that was out of bounds to the children and even staff were reluctant to go up there and I never did!
    10 replies | 762 view(s)
  • mookster's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:31
    Whilst up in Scotland on our way to do a collection whilst heading back homeward bound I spotted this hulking great lump of a factory off in the distance and knew immediately that we'd have to come back to it after getting the work done. From the road it looked very inviting and after some quick consulting with the lord of knowledge that is Google I quickly found what it once was. The Arrol-Johnston Company operated originally as Mo-Car Syndicate Ltd., a joint venture between George Johnston...
    1 replies | 204 view(s)
  • mookster's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:30
    Anyone thinking of heading here might want to delay their plans a bit. The preservation people caught a load of pikeys burning plastic off cables and cutting stuff up in the shafts the other day, the fire damage is pretty bad and it's not a place to be right now.
    9 replies | 1162 view(s)
  • Newage's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:31
    Hi All A nice little solo trip to this mine south of Bristol, getting out of the heat of the day and in to the cool. Sandford Levvy is a horizontal adit. 450m long, running south into the hill. Two crossroads provide short but interesting detours and some difficult climbing in excavated upward extensions, In 1830, a Mr. Webster, dug the adit in an attempt to locate a worthwhile ore body. A find of galena was reported and small veins of blende can still be found. The above info is from...
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