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Re: Leeds-Liverpool Canal locations?
« Reply #30 on: June 30, 2017, 06:35:32 PM »
Strange... >367<

...you wouldn't think that a photograph - essentially of a car park, out-buildings and refuse bins - could be so evocative; but there is something reassuringly warm and familiar at seeing the barge and knowing it is on the Leeds-Liverpool canal.   :)

It is easy to imagine somewhere, just beyond the trees, Ron, shoulders hunched and sitting astride his motorbike, saying:

"...old Hercules 'll be along that path in a moment!"    >315<

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Nice picture LC  :)
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Re: Leeds-Liverpool Canal locations?
« Reply #31 on: July 01, 2017, 07:52:31 AM »
More photos of the hotel and canal. From the breakfast room you can look out at the canal and the narrowboats going past:

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Re: Leeds-Liverpool Canal locations?
« Reply #32 on: July 01, 2017, 08:10:57 AM »
Lovely shots LC  >41<
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Re: Leeds-Liverpool Canal locations?
« Reply #33 on: July 01, 2017, 12:01:39 PM »
Gosh - what a great location - the hotel is "bang-next-to" the canal"!    :o

I wonder if there was anyone sitting on the bank...perchance?...    ::)

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Re: Leeds-Liverpool Canal locations?
« Reply #34 on: July 01, 2017, 06:20:47 PM »
 >81< LC  Is the hotel a converted mill?
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Re: Leeds-Liverpool Canal locations?
« Reply #35 on: July 01, 2017, 06:56:53 PM »
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LC  Is the hotel a converted mill?

I don't think so. It's quite modern inside and there is a plaque saying it was built in 1988. I think it was just designed to look like one.
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Re: Leeds-Liverpool Canal locations?
« Reply #36 on: July 03, 2017, 09:10:02 PM »
It looks really nice LC  8)


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Re: Leeds-Liverpool Canal locations?
« Reply #37 on: June 22, 2018, 08:10:03 PM »
I hadn't realised this was on, but there's a programme about the Leeds - Liverpool Canal on Channel 5.

http://www.channel5.com/show/building-britains-canals/
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Re: Leeds-Liverpool Canal locations?
« Reply #38 on: June 22, 2018, 09:16:47 PM »
Oh great - thanks LC  >41<


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