where is this?

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Re: where is this?

Postby brynpoeth » 20 Aug 2019, 6:47pm

Looks sort of northern, Millstone Grit?
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Re: where is this?

Postby Tinpotflowers » 20 Aug 2019, 7:17pm

Clue Porridge 1/5

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Re: where is this?

Postby Tinpotflowers » 21 Aug 2019, 1:23pm

brynpoeth wrote:Looks sort of northern, Millstone Grit?


Not northern

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Re: where is this?

Postby ferrit worrier » 21 Aug 2019, 5:34pm

Not north of Harlech . From Ruabon to Morfa Mawddach prior to closeure that was all single track and across the viaduct to Pwllheli its all single track, as is the bit from the old junction towards Tywyn.
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Re: where is this?

Postby brynpoeth » 21 Aug 2019, 5:37pm

Morfa Mawddach? Barmouth Junction!
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Re: where is this?

Postby geocycle » 21 Aug 2019, 5:41pm

Tinpotflowers wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Looks sort of northern, Millstone Grit?


Not northern


Sandstone I think, too weathered to be millstone grit. Is the guy in the picture going to a funeral or college??

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Re: where is this?

Postby Mike Sales » 21 Aug 2019, 5:57pm

geocycle wrote:Sandstone I think, too weathered to be millstone grit. Is the guy in the picture going to a funeral or college??


Isn't millstone grit a sandstone?

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Re: where is this?

Postby Ben@Forest » 21 Aug 2019, 7:47pm

Penderyn, Wales?

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Re: where is this?

Postby geocycle » 21 Aug 2019, 8:18pm

Mike Sales wrote:
geocycle wrote:Sandstone I think, too weathered to be millstone grit. Is the guy in the picture going to a funeral or college??


Isn't millstone grit a sandstone?


Yes it is. It’s a particular type of Carboniferous sandstone associated with the Pennines. Tends to be grey. The picture looks at this distance to be a lighter more erodible sandstone. Nottingham castle caves came to mind although I’m not saying that’s the picture.

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Re: where is this?

Postby bovlomov » 21 Aug 2019, 9:08pm

What's that square thing floating above the ziggurat? It looks as though its function is to protect the stone finial (which is perhaps of some importance).

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Re: where is this?

Postby Tinpotflowers » 21 Aug 2019, 9:56pm

Ben@Forest wrote:Penderyn, Wales?


Look at the clue

Porridge
5 to 2

do some lateral thinking

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Re: where is this?

Postby bovlomov » 21 Aug 2019, 10:01pm

Tinpotflowers wrote:
Ben@Forest wrote:Penderyn, Wales?


Look at the clue

Porridge
5 to 2

do some lateral thinking

Porridge? Depends what type. Strangeways or Pendle?

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Re: where is this?

Postby Tinpotflowers » 21 Aug 2019, 10:35pm

bovlomov wrote:
Tinpotflowers wrote:
Ben@Forest wrote:Penderyn, Wales?


Look at the clue

Porridge
5 to 2

do some lateral thinking

Porridge? Depends what type. Strangeways or Pendle?


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Re: where is this?

Postby bovlomov » 21 Aug 2019, 10:42pm

1355? The only events I can find are riots in Oxford and the Battle of Nesbit Moor (which I'd never heard of).

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Re: where is this?

Postby Ben@Forest » 22 Aug 2019, 5:27am

bovlomov wrote:1355? The only events I can find are riots in Oxford and the Battle of Nesbit Moor (which I'd never heard of).


The reason I guessed Penderyn from the first clue was Porridge S1 Ep 5 was filmed around there (the Ronne Barker original). For 5 to 2 could it be diet related?