where is this?

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Re: where is this?

Postby backnotes » 16 Aug 2019, 9:35pm

Millom, looking roughly NNE?

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Re: where is this?

Postby cyclop » 16 Aug 2019, 10:09pm

Kirkby in Furness closer

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Re: where is this?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 18 Aug 2019, 5:49am

Plus One for such puzzles, more please to entertain us

Couldnae get on with the three-word game :?
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Re: where is this?

Postby pwa » 18 Aug 2019, 8:07am

The challenge here is to find a place where the rail line points across flat (estuary / coastal) land towards mountains. The southern edge of the Lake District does seem likely but I can't find those mountain tops on Streetview so far.

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Re: where is this?

Postby Mick F » 18 Aug 2019, 8:46am

Also, either the photographer was trespassing on the railway, or he was standing on a level crossing.
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Re: where is this?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 18 Aug 2019, 8:55am

Maybe both :?
Probably not in Cornwall, doubt if there is much straight double-track there :wink:
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Re: where is this?

Postby Paulatic » 18 Aug 2019, 9:04am

pwa wrote:The challenge here is to find a place where the rail line points across flat (estuary / coastal) land towards mountains. The southern edge of the Lake District does seem likely but I can't find those mountain tops on Streetview so far.

I agree. I thought it was looking across to the 'old man' possibly from the crossing over to Dunnerholme above Askham.
Pointing the right way and a footpath ( the white stiles further along) crosses it further up.
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Re: where is this?

Postby geocycle » 18 Aug 2019, 10:08am

From memory looks a bit like Foxfield where you have to cross the tracks. Duddon estuary?

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Re: where is this?

Postby cyclop » 18 Aug 2019, 12:28pm

[quote][/quote]You have it Paulatic.Spot on.Just up the line from Askham in Furness,looking towards Walna scar,Brown Pike,Dow Crag and ,behind and to the right,Coniston Old Man."The Way to the hills"

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Re: where is this?

Postby cyclop » 18 Aug 2019, 12:36pm

Paulatic wrote:
pwa wrote:The challenge here is to find a place where the rail line points across flat (estuary / coastal) land towards mountains. The southern edge of the Lake District does seem likely but I can't find those mountain tops on Streetview so far.

I agree. I thought it was looking across to the 'old man' possibly from the crossing over to Dunnerholme above Askham.
Pointing the right way and a footpath ( the white stiles further along) crosses it further up.
Those electric poles are beating me unless they’ve been replaced with pylons since the picture?

You have it spot on.Hills are the Coniston fells from Brown Pike,centre,onto Dow crag and,behind to the right,Coniston Old Man.Well worked out.

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Re: where is this?

Postby Paulatic » 18 Aug 2019, 3:06pm

:D :D :D
Apologies to any Cumbrians for putting in an H in Askam
I went to college at Askham Bryan is my excuse.

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Paulatic wrote:
pwa wrote:The challenge here is to find a place where the rail line points across flat (estuary / coastal) land towards mountains. The southern edge of the Lake District does seem likely but I can't find those mountain tops on Streetview so far.

I agree. I thought it was looking across to the 'old man' possibly from the crossing over to Dunnerholme above Askham.
Pointing the right way and a footpath ( the white stiles further along) crosses it further up.
Those electric poles are beating me unless they’ve been replaced with pylons since the picture?

You have it spot on.Hills are the Coniston fells from Brown Pike,centre,onto Dow crag and,behind to the right,Coniston Old Man.Well worked out.
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Re: where is this?

Postby cyclop » 18 Aug 2019, 3:23pm

There is another Askham with an "h" in cumbria,eden valley.

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Re: where is this?

Postby geocycle » 18 Aug 2019, 3:26pm

cyclop wrote:There is another Askham with an "h" in cumbria,eden valley.


Yes, nice tea room at the Hall. They own a couple of pubs and are really into the home produce.

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Re: where is this?

Postby Cyril Haearn » 18 Aug 2019, 3:34pm

More puzzles please :wink:
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where is this?

Postby Tinpotflowers » 18 Aug 2019, 4:47pm

My weekend pad but where is it?
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