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bignosemac
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« on: June 22, 2020, 08:09:32 pm »

Where's Finn, and what's the railway connection?

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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2020, 08:11:23 pm »

It makes me think of the Dramway in Coalpit Heath. I'm pretty sure it isn't actually that but is it another mining or industrial track (ruins of)?
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Tuesday had come down through Dundrum and Foster Avenue, brine-fresh from sea-travel, a corn-yellow sun-drench that called forth the bees at an incustomary hour to their bumbling.
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2020, 08:38:54 pm »

It makes me think of the Dramway in Coalpit Heath. I'm pretty sure it isn't actually that but is it another mining or industrial track (ruins of)?

Ruins yes. But not industrial.
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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2020, 08:42:43 pm »

Thatís one well travelled dog.
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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2020, 09:09:50 am »

Is Finn standing on some sort of vaulted structure?
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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2020, 01:37:55 pm »

There seems to be an information plaque between the structure and the road; English Heritage location perhaps?
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2020, 01:52:07 pm »

Ok let's jump in with a wild guess (but with doubts as I would have expected some surrounding buildings in the background)

Glastonbury Abbey?
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2020, 04:17:57 pm »

I won't answer having posted on your Facebook offering  Wink
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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2020, 04:28:38 pm »

Is Finn standing on some sort of vaulted structure?

He's on an exterior wall, ruined.

There seems to be an information plaque between the structure and the road; English Heritage location perhaps?

We're getting warmer.

Ok let's jump in with a wild guess (but with doubts as I would have expected some surrounding buildings in the background)

Glastonbury Abbey?

Sorry no.

Don't forget, there is a railway link to this building.
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« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2020, 04:35:03 pm »

5029?
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« Reply #10 on: June 23, 2020, 05:05:02 pm »

Finn you are a naughty dog. On the English heritage website it says "Do not climb on the walls".
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« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2020, 05:29:33 pm »

5029?

I think that's a succinct answer to both the location and railway link. Yes, Finn and I were at Nunney Castle. It's a lovely location for an evening stroll. It'll be even better when the nearby pub reopens!

GWR 5029 Nunney Castle was the last locomotive to leave Dai Woodham's Barry scrapyard by rail, in May 1976, after being purchased by a consortium including the Great Western Society.

Finn you are a naughty dog. On the English heritage website it says "Do not climb on the walls".

There are signs at the castle too. Sadly, Finn isn't progressing as well as I'd like with his reading skills.



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« Reply #12 on: June 23, 2020, 09:24:08 pm »

Surprised he canít read.  Heís normally such a well behaved dog.  He also does a very good job of hoovering my office!
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