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 Starting with Chalkies (the abandoned chalk factory)Phil has several pictures of it on his Flickr Album Its the place with the "totem poles" and a bunker next to it After that we will be going to the abandoned church and factory Don't worry we are planning on taking lots of pictures
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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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?
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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?
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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.
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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 Yeah ill upload pics tonight
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 Its quite a walk from cookridge 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
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! :-)
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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!!!
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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!!! 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!
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