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Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 27-09-2013, 07:55 AM
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Posted By hollydog
Digvul I have it confirmed by someone who lived...

Digvul
I have it confirmed by someone who lived nearby that your location of Luke's pond is certainly correct.
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 21-06-2013, 01:34 PM
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Posted By hollydog
Hi Newburgh, welcome to the forum, I don't think...

Hi Newburgh, welcome to the forum, I don't think there will be many about who can say they lived there!
Any memories, photos etc - this is the place
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 15-06-2013, 09:22 PM
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Posted By hollydog
It was the Robson family who lost their 5...

It was the Robson family who lost their 5 children at North Togston in an accident which is well documented elsewhere. The confusion arises in your recollection possibly because Jimmy Rowell was...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 15-06-2013, 12:40 PM
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Posted By hollydog
Now I find out, the butcher was my uncle Jimmy...

Now I find out, the butcher was my uncle Jimmy Rowell and his horse and cart!!
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 13-06-2013, 06:21 AM
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Posted By hollydog
I heard the story of the horse and cart about 30...

I heard the story of the horse and cart about 30 years ago from the farmer at Low Hall, I understood it to be in the opencast area just south of the new beach road nearer to where Coldrife was. I...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 12-06-2013, 07:08 PM
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Posted By hollydog
It probably is, I had a chat with the engineer...

It probably is, I had a chat with the engineer who kindly let us look at the Radcliffe mine plans this afternoon. The opencast lads had the coal but he thinks the tubs may still be down there as it...
Forum: The Lost Villages, Radcliffe and Chevington Drift. 12-06-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 34,372
Posted By hollydog
The two fields in question and the one...

The two fields in question and the one immediately across the road were never opencasted. Rumour has it that at the south east corner of the field to the left of the road there was a drift uncovered...
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