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myglaren wrote:
18 Jul 2017, 09:01
I hail originally from Whitby......
As does this longcase clock

http://www.dorsetantiqueclocks.co.uk/wp ... -X-800.jpg

Product of T. Turnbull.

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myglaren wrote:
18 Jul 2017, 09:40
Dismal town hall now used as a craft market. Built 1788 but abandoned 1900.


Dismal maybe but a lot less dismal for having a lovely blue faced clock :D

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The building our office is in in Glasgow has a pair of fine clocks on:

hmm, can't get it to show the images direct, you can see there here: http://www.flickriver.com/photos/robert ... ellstreet/

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Lots of nice clocks spotted today whilst out on a bike ride:

Astwood Church
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Harrold Church
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Turvey Church
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Filgrave Clock Tower
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Finally, a milepost marked in steps... Should this be a steppost?
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Another couple of church clocks discovered today :)

Ridgmont Church...
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Husbourne Crawley Church...
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Don't fancy living in this locality very much :lol:
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Anyone else seen any such place names that raise a chuckle?

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Re: POTD..Clock Special-The Red Clock list

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Red clock tally goes up by 1 :!:
Red Church Clocks
St Andrews, Fife , Scotland St Salvator's Chapel University of St Andrews
Brancaster, Norfolk, England St Mary The Virgin
Lower Dunsforth North Yorkshire, England St Mary's Church. Lower Dunsforth North Yorkshire.
Broughton, Northamptonshire, England St Andrews Parish Church
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England Church of St Peter and St Paul
And one more which I am pleased to say I have an original photo of taken this very day at 11.30 ish

Barwick in Elmet, West Yorkshire All Saints Church
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Re: POTD..Clock Special-The Red Clock list

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
20 Jul 2017, 18:00
Red lock tally goes up by 1 :!:


Excellent!

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I thought canal locks were typically black and white (not heard of a red one, let alone six!). :D

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
20 Jul 2017, 18:04
I thought canal locks were typically black and white (not heard of a red one, let alone six!). :D

Not quite used to these touchscreen iPad thingies my typing requires a good old fashioned keyboard!

Still, canal locks which are not black, white, or a combination of the two, may be either non-existent or a suitable enough rarity to feature on POTD :)

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Not a red canal lock, but something very red from Bergen, some way from home, using lock number 3 and the Welland Canal in preference to going via Niagara Falls to get between
Lake Erie and Lake Ontario




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one of our relatives is in Turvey (Beds)

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Have to say this particular blogger has dedicated a lot of time to putting together an excellent record of clocks across the country...

If you can navigate round his posts he has covered many of the Towns in the UK.

I just put Newcastle into the search box and up popped this little page. No I have never bothered raising my eyes to the rooftop of Emmerson Chambers near Monument metro station but it does have a spendid green clock at the top of it. Next time I am in the vicinity I will of course.

http://publicclockthis.blogspot.co.uk/s ... =newcastle

The clock in question

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-aMTmIA99rUE/U ... 000943.JPG

Now this is an iconic clock in Newcastle all the better for being picked out at nighttime in good old fashioned neon, and as I understand it but haven't found out for sure has been/is being restored to its former glory.

http://i2.chroniclelive.co.uk/incoming/ ... 642676.jpg

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That's some cracking clocks :D Love it...

Canal locks gives me an idea for a future photo theme when out on my bike... We have a lot of locks around here...

Here's one (or three!) to kick of with, the Three Locks near Linslade...
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Be careful when cycling around near some of the locks, Jim. It is not unusual for bureaucracy to come up with very silly (read as dangerous) ideas for locks that have then been put into place. Two come to mind; Shiny brick walkways that look nice but, in wet weather, are more slippery than sheet ice!, And square wooden snubbing posts (easier and cheaper to make than rounded posts) that means ropes don't slide but stop dead (if there is ANY tension on them), causing boats to then slam into the side of the locks!

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Thanks James, I will take are around them ;)

I'm not a fan of riding tow-paths either - the water is too close for comfort :lol:

I try to take all my pictures from safe vantage points such a bridges...