MYSTERY OBJECTS

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Spot on, Gloria! They're the buildings that hid the gasholders at Saltisford, Warwick, built in 1822 and `..one of the oldest and best preserved gasworks in the world. The central block has wings flanked by octagons, containing the gasometers [in a central court].' They're now converted into apartments. Their original purpose was to convey a sense of safety by hiding the gasholders and preventing the public from getting worried about them. That's why I think the windows might have been bricked in when built. Not that the buildings would have been much use if the gas exploded! LINK

And as I wrote this, Kev found it was Warwick! :smile:
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:interesting: :clap: :clap: Well done Gloria!!
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Well done Gloria :good:
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:heat: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:
Yeaaaa.
That was a very good one, well done for that Tiz.
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I'm glad you all enjoyed it! :smile:
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Ok, What's this and where is it (local)

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Thank God Gloria got it, I was losing the will to live! Well done the chief engineer! Good one Tiz.....
P, looks like a lock up.... a temporary local gaol.
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Stanley's right so far, The bars on the windows are a bit of a give away. A lock up but not intended to be temporary. Local as stated, but where? Visitors to this town will have walked past it hundreds of times without noticing it. As you do I suppose.
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I think I know.
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Is it the loo in the Coop car park?

Later - no. Street view reveals that it isn't. That's a shame . :smile:
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I think I do know.
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Tripps, It can be seen by street view but only if you know where it is. and it isn't in Barlick.
Gloria, I would request that 'professional' mystery object players hold back until about 9,30 am tomorrow after which it becomes open season.
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:good:
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David. That title is going to go into her signature!
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I'm going to keep quiet.
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Is it in Burnley? No idea where though.
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Wendy, Burnley is correct, and you can't get much nearer to Burnley centre than this.
Now,9.30, over to you Gloria.
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It's behind The Swan in Burnley centre, it's an old gaol.
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Perhaps I'd better point out that the solution for the above mystery object was there for anyone to see if they looked at the topic without logging in. Be warned, mystery object posters! Here's a screenshot of the original post taken before I logged in...

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Never knew that Tizer. I'll have to give them a different title next time.
Gloria is correct though probably from local knowledge, well done.

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I too hadn't realised because I normally log in without looking at any posts first but Mrs Tiz lurks without logging in and she spotted it!

One again, well done Gloria - you're a force to be reckoned with! :smile:
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Well done Gloria (again!!).
P, that trick wouldn't work with mine, I always rename them......

Try this one..... What is it. (I'm whiling away time until Susan calls for me....)

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No idea but it looks painful,
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I hadn't looked, I used to live near Burnley many years ago.
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Concrete vibrator.
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