Abandoned Church & Factory

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Foustace
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Postby Foustace » Sun 30 Sep, 2007 2:37 pm

Today some friends and I are going to go on a small mission around horsforth Regular Smiley
Starting with Chalkies (the abandoned chalk factory)
Phil has several pictures of it on his Flickr Album Regular Smiley
Its the place with the "totem poles" and a bunker next to it Regular Smiley
After that we will be going to the abandoned church and factory Regular Smiley
Don't worry we are planning on taking lots of pictures Regular Smiley
Phill_d
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Postby Phill_d » Sun 30 Sep, 2007 2:56 pm

Great stuff there! Hey i like the sound of the church! Think i'd know what to guess at but i'll be intriqued to see what your up too! Good luck with the piccies :-)
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A wise man knows when it's time to stop!

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jane666
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Postby jane666 » Mon 01 Oct, 2007 11:24 pm

i've always been accused of being impatient, so please understand, do you have any piccys yet? Regular Smiley
Get in the tardis. We're off to Manchester 1973
big s
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Postby big s » Mon 01 Oct, 2007 11:29 pm

where is chalkies? i live in cookridge and walk my dog a lot so is chalkies easy to get to?
at least until the world stops going round.

jane666
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Postby jane666 » Mon 01 Oct, 2007 11:38 pm

big s, i'm embarrassed to admit, even tho i've lived in horsforth for the last 10 years i've no idea. Regular Smiley
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Foustace
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Postby Foustace » Tue 02 Oct, 2007 9:52 pm

They guy is a friend of mine Regular Smiley

Yeah ill upload pics tonight Regular Smiley
Foustace
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Postby Foustace » Tue 02 Oct, 2007 9:54 pm

I forgot to say everything i important in my last post lol Regular Smiley
Its quite a walk from cookridge Dissapointed
When we were there the bunkers wernt much but we found the enterence to a maintainence hatch and after climbing onto the roof we found some very deep ladders that lead down inside the second floor of the building Regular Smiley
Phill_d
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Postby Phill_d » Tue 02 Oct, 2007 9:58 pm

Oh you had a nosey in there too? Not much inside though!
:-)
A fool spends his entire life digging a hole for himself.
A wise man knows when it's time to stop!

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rangieowner
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Postby rangieowner » Tue 02 Oct, 2007 10:18 pm

I lived in horsforth for 21 years and I don't know where 'the chalkies' is!!! Regular Smiley
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Phill_d
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Postby Phill_d » Tue 02 Oct, 2007 10:24 pm

rangieowner wrote:
I lived in horsforth for 21 years and I
don't know where 'the chalkies' is!!! Regular Smiley


No i've never heard it called that & i've been. I think it's the generation of kids at the time calling stuff different names. It's near the River Aire opposite the Abbey pub near Pollard bridge if i'm thinking correctly what foustace has been up too!
A fool spends his entire life digging a hole for himself.
A wise man knows when it's time to stop!

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