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Message 1274021 - Posted: 22 Aug 2012, 17:09:07 UTC

Correct.

Well done to skildude for knowing that they used one as a dining table before it was installed (strange use for a clock face but hey).

They're actually the second largest clock-faces in the UK after the Shell-Mex building in London.
Both of which are actually larger than the four on Elizabeth Tower (formally St Steven's Tower, aka Big Ben) on Westminster Palace, commonly erroneously believed to be largest in the UK.
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Message 1274078 - Posted: 22 Aug 2012, 18:34:36 UTC

Thanks, I was slightly diverted from course by your crossword clues...
Now all I've got to do is find a suitable piccy to keep folks guessing for a bit.
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Message 1274080 - Posted: 22 Aug 2012, 18:40:31 UTC - in response to Message 1274078.

Thanks, I was slightly diverted from course by your crossword clues...
Now all I've got to do is find a suitable piccy to keep folks guessing for a bit.


Liverpool comes from Liuer pul which means muddy creek.
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Message 1274282 - Posted: 23 Aug 2012, 8:19:32 UTC

Much searching of my photo collection, and this one stood out.


OK, I know its a flying boat, where?


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Message 1274341 - Posted: 23 Aug 2012, 11:02:14 UTC

Europe.
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Message 1274375 - Posted: 23 Aug 2012, 13:06:21 UTC

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Message 1274380 - Posted: 23 Aug 2012, 13:13:45 UTC

Britain?
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Message 1274409 - Posted: 23 Aug 2012, 14:33:23 UTC

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Message 1274627 - Posted: 23 Aug 2012, 23:24:13 UTC

Part of a cargo barge?
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Message 1274908 - Posted: 24 Aug 2012, 16:27:15 UTC

Technically you are correct in your description, but it doesn't get you much closer to the answer.


Time for a hint.
Where I'm stood you would have been dry, but around me it would have been wet or dry...
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Message 1275040 - Posted: 24 Aug 2012, 21:40:00 UTC - in response to Message 1274908.

Technically you are correct in your description, but it doesn't get you much closer to the answer.


Time for a hint.
Where I'm stood you would have been dry, but around me it would have been wet or dry...

Is it being used as an emergency spillway?
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Message 1275245 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 6:35:45 UTC

No, neither word is correct.
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Message 1275686 - Posted: 26 Aug 2012, 9:18:31 UTC

OK, folks are really struggling here so a clue.
It is in England, and quite close to the centre of England (I use the local political name with care).
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Message 1276673 - Posted: 28 Aug 2012, 13:15:39 UTC

Bump.......
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Message 1276784 - Posted: 28 Aug 2012, 21:21:56 UTC

Let's try a (cryptic) clue:-
I am inclined to think that this is one that is making people a little foxed. But the answer is perfectly plane....
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Message 1276788 - Posted: 28 Aug 2012, 21:42:25 UTC

Foxton Inclined Plane Museum

Foxton
Leicestershire??
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Message 1277131 - Posted: 29 Aug 2012, 15:58:25 UTC

Over to you Bernie.

Actually the picture is not of the museum, but one of the two top access canals which were dammed off when the plane was abandoned in favour of the flight of locks (which are out of shot to the right)

One day, maybe, we will see an new inclined plane at this location, but wit will need lots of money, and the loss of the last remnants of the original working, much to the annoyance of the historical artefact brigade....
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Message 1277135 - Posted: 29 Aug 2012, 16:02:42 UTC

Silly thing was I found the reference with my first search days ago, but it didn't look right!!!

OK give me a moment or three to find a picture.

Watch this space


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Message 1277157 - Posted: 29 Aug 2012, 16:27:32 UTC

OK nice easy one from me:

Exactly where is this and what is it.


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Message 1277356 - Posted: 30 Aug 2012, 1:06:06 UTC

I do NOT want to meet the spider that made that.
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