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Prudential Assurance Buildings, Oldham, September 2016

This place appeared as a lead on one of the forums over the weekend, but did not state exactly where about in the country the building was based, after a few communications with the Oldham based Weasel and some late […]

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London Road Fire Station, Manchester, July 2016

Unbeknown to myself, I have walked past this building many times over my years in Manchester without ever realising what the place was. Over the summer various photos from the inside of the London Road Fire Station had appeared online […]

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Bare Street Christian Mission, Bolton, July 2016

Sadly, I can find no history about this place, nothing what so ever, so I am just going to let the photos tell the story this time.

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Protestants Martyrs Memorial Church, Liverpool, January 2016

Founded in 1903 and closed around 2004. Founding Father of the Church was a Pastor George Wise. The church maintained a sound uncompromising Protestant Evangelical Witness. From her inception, enemies constantly prophesied her early demise but under God the work […]

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Murphy’s Machinery Factory, Menston, November 2015

G.L Murphy Machinery Ltd. was an industrial parts manufacturer established in 1930. They were based in a mill named Imperial Works, on the rural outskirts of Menston in West Yorkshire. The company made tools, belt driven machinery, transmissions and electrical […]

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Lluesty Hospital, Holywell, November 2015

Lluesty Hospital, located approximately 1km from the town centre, was constructed between 1838 and 1840, by Thomas Hughes of Liverpool. It was designed by John Welch, the architect of St. Asaph and Surveyor to the Guardians, and was originally built […]

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Sheffield Various, July 2015

No history for any of these sites, as this was just a random last minute visit over the hills to the Steel City. Sites Visited included:- Record Marples Loxley Chapel Lower Bradfield Fliter House Thornseat Lodge

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RAF Driffield, East Riding, July 2015

RAF Driffield opened in 1918, originally called RAF Eastburn, the RAF base closed in 1977 and was then turned over to the British Army for driver training and renamed Alamein Barracks. In 1992 the RAF again took over the site […]

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Milford Mill, Derbyshire, July 2015

Milford was named for its river-crossing, on an ancient route from Derby to the Peak district. The power of the Derwent was used from medieval times to run a corn-mill, dying and fulling mills, and iron and scythe forges. Jedediah […]

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