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12 hours ago, LizzieM said:


The fields between there and Allen Solly were called Wollater Fields. We all remember the big concrete pipe that had the brook running through it.  Diameter so big that we could walk on the walls through it, without getting our feet wet. 

Yes, Liz, I'd forgotten about about the fields being called 'Wollater' (however it's spelt!). And the concrete pipes, there were 2. One that went under Coppice Road and was quite large, straight and short....easy-peasy! But the other that went from the 'Plantation' end (why did we call it that?) under  Bonnington Drive was smaller in diameter and, after a few feet, had a bend in it, eventually running into Brookfield House gardens. Never went the full length of that one!

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