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Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 03-07-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 146
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Posted By this_is_gav
Not having a clue about mining I'm guessing the...

Not having a clue about mining I'm guessing the below photos aren't related to the above photo in anyway? According to the sign (http://thisisgav.co.uk/random/images/hillhead_whittle/dsc_0534.jpg),...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 25-06-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,369
Posted By this_is_gav
What better way to check than to go for a wander....

What better way to check than to go for a wander. It's private land so I didn't want to stray too close.

Click for the full-size images.

Bunker near the mast...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 24-06-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,369
Posted By this_is_gav
I have no further info, but I'd be surprised if...

I have no further info, but I'd be surprised if any bunker wasn't a few hundred meters or so away from Hillhead Farm where a hillfort possibly was...
Forum: Acklington and Guyzance 13-04-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,723
Posted By this_is_gav
Sorry for the half a decade thread revival, but...

Sorry for the half a decade thread revival, but on Monday I wandered with my camera from Guyzance Mill (now with locked gate and no entry signs) to what I assume is the old wool mill by the bridge.
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Forum: New member zone 08-04-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,697
Posted By this_is_gav
Yes, a quick Google suggests he was based at RAF...

Yes, a quick Google suggests he was based at RAF Morpeth (later Tranwell Airfield).

There's a little more information here...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 09-02-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 43,303
Posted By this_is_gav
Hi Coquet, sorry for the late reply. Yes,...

Hi Coquet, sorry for the late reply.

Yes, that's it, the long dyke itself - I assume where the farm and now cottages got their name. I had no idea about the rifle range though!

On that second...
Forum: Shilbottle and Newton on the Moor 06-02-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 43,303
Posted By this_is_gav
Shilbottle/Longdyke Dene

Hi, this is my first post and I thought this would probably be the best thread to ask this in rather than making a new topic. Please feel free to move it if not.

I would like to ask if anyone has...
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