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8 hours ago, IAN123. said:

Broad Marsh..before the clearance..50936717-2659818087367774-88304793678983.was this St.Peters st?

Not sure where St Peters St was, Ian but that is actually Broad Marsh. C&A the large building left.

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I believe it is, and now called Langtry's.

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Lillie Langtry's recently refurbished, I'll be in there later today, the hand pulls always good, Peter Hook & the Light @ Rock City. 

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Willow might be right..the photo description said"1930's"..which i pooh poohed..the Peach Tree stonework was'nt painted cream until 1960..good sleuthing!

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Highfields Boating Lake staff do their bit for the war effort..46513177-2538232756192975-473523341128151940's..ploughing the grassed areas for crops.

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Archibald Clarks Shop opposite The Yorker on Mansfield Rd53041-1-280-99999-unpad.jpgArchie was on the case as regards the prostate..even then!

Billed himself as a Botanical Dispenser..indeed he was..and made up an excellent 'stopper'.

His spanish wood was good too.

The interior would be worth a fortune today.

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Photographed from Fine Fare..Parliament Street in a 1960's scene..the wall to the railway below being prominent.45577678-2506860859330165-89916757139248

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He's lead his horse to water...1950's.34499465-2225694434113477-73358989186113Water trough at Mansfield Rd and Gregory Boulevard junction..white phone box in the background.

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The old and the new...Garners Hill11150622-1093683160647949-23173161678668.Shambles means( place of butchery?)

They sure did that to our Shambles and Drury Hill.

Nice VW.

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Wonder if it was cast at the bell foundry in Loughborough. I used to watch them casting bells when I worked in the Herbert Morris offices just opposite.

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Taylors Foundry..it says..Little John is in E Flat and is the deepest toned non- swinging bell in England.

It weighed before tuning..25100lbs.

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Ya beat me to it Ian, but just to add a bit, the clock was built by 'Copes ', our very own word famous watch maker.

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Forgot about Copes!..did they have a maintenance contract for 101 years or summat?..cheers Waddo.

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Don't know about the maintenance contract, but if they did, it's up in 8 years time!!. To add further, apparently it's the most accurate electric chiming clock. Another + for Nottingham, although it doesn't mean much nowadays!!

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On 2/7/2019 at 1:22 AM, IAN123. said:

A rather neglected looking Bobbers Mill.27750306-2072227909460131-67037011048818

My guess is this is Bobbers Mill road looking towards Radford road from near Darley road. Could this be one of Smith's old factories, checking the car number for the possible date. St Stephens church on the left skyline.

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