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    Default Holdings Country Pottery, Oswaldtwistle July 2017


    Off me an Landie Man went on another of our weekend adventures in high spirits, that were soon dashed by the arrival of inclement weather and an inability to make anything go to plan. I had a list of sites as long as my arm to see and through various reasons - be it them being tighter than a nuns arse, undergoing conversion, demolition, huge masses of undergrowth blocking any paths to them or newly installed very loud alarm systems we saw none of them. So we headed off elsewhere and finally got into some places, nothing epic but this one was the best of the trip and a place I had been wanting to see for absolutely years.

    Getting in was pretty easy despite the undergrowth and trees doing their best to smother the buildings, and inside past the soggy mess of the first few offices and showroom spaces the production areas were beautifully overgrown and filled with a mass of ferns and other plants growing through almost everything.

    And of course my first shot was the famous sign...











































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    That must have made up for the disappointments, I like how you photographed it,
    Proper Job, Thanks
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    Nice one Mooks, liking this. Especially with all the ferns sprouting up everywhere.

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    Excellent shots of this place, it has recently become popular again, I am sure this report will spark others to go :)
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    Lovely looking place that mookster

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    I really enjoyed my visit here.despite it raining stupidly hard..bit of everything in here
    I like to go where others fear to tread.

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    Nicely done mate, great set of shots. I love how much nature is reclaiming this place.

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    It's got very ferny in the past few years - nice shots.

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    Fantastic set Mook. Nature really taking it back in places.

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    Fantastic place! Ferns galore! Reminds me a little of TG Greens, I'd like to see this too, lovely collection of images
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