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Offline pauljobr

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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #20 on: August 09, 2014, 23:40:19 »
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Was the last pub within the post area Lower Bottom?
lol  lol

Sadly no but Six Mile Bottom was around the corner

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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #21 on: August 13, 2014, 16:10:10 »


Bell End in Black Heath, West Mids, not listed but worth a pic

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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2014, 19:56:37 »
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Bell End in Black Heath, West Mids, not listed but worth a pic
Great Find! Credit added to the first post.
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #23 on: August 14, 2014, 12:58:00 »
and your bike looks fantastic too :thumb:
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #24 on: August 14, 2014, 18:11:04 »
I agree with mjc. Your bike looks like it could kick arse with one leg tied behind its back.
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #25 on: August 15, 2014, 18:03:54 »
Cockpit Hill was knocked down in the early 70's and replaced with a shopping centre. I could find two signs that referred to the 'area'. Both were on road direction signs this is one of them.



Just for a bit of interest?? There is also a pub of the same name on the lane.


Knockerdown is an 'area' rather than a particular place, I think! I could not find a sign but there is a pub with that name in the area, hope this will do?


Not on the list but this lane is not far from me and pass it regularly on the way to the Peak District.
I think you can make out what the name is and is it good enough to be added to the list?
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #26 on: August 15, 2014, 18:33:54 »
Ladyhole Lane can go on the list, just give me a location to post it against  :thumb:
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #27 on: August 15, 2014, 18:39:29 »
Ladyhole Lane, Yeldersly, Ashbourne, Derbys'
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #28 on: August 15, 2014, 18:55:18 »
I hope you enjoyed going in and out of Ladyhole Lane - Credit added to top post  :thumb:
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #29 on: August 15, 2014, 19:03:56 »
Nice pics Barbel Mick :thumb:
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #30 on: August 15, 2014, 21:56:36 »
a Very good effort indeed :)

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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #31 on: August 15, 2014, 22:45:13 »
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I hope you enjoyed going in and out of Ladyhole Lane - Credit added to top post  :thumb:
Got to be careful here as just come back from the pub!
All I can say Martin is, it wasn't as wet as I thought it might have been!!  :shrug:
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #32 on: August 16, 2014, 00:28:19 »
great place names..just laughed my rocks off  :grin:
no loss though lol ,  not as if the wife needs them, hehe  lol   :shrug:

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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #33 on: August 29, 2014, 17:52:36 »
I was riding home last night and the Sat Nav took me right across country and told me to turn left 'Weathercock Hill', so I did. Not sure if its a completely dodgy name but I took a photo anyway.

Weathercock Hill, Chevington, Suffolk

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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #34 on: August 29, 2014, 18:10:27 »
It counts, so I will add it to the front page  :)
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #35 on: September 12, 2014, 20:51:43 »
Well this one was a bit of a let down, this pub, The Royal Oak, is in Cock Lane in an area called Cuckoo's Knob. Unfortunately there isn't a road sign for either Cock Lane or Cuckoo's Knob and even the Sat Nav just says A346 all the way through. It's in a little hamlet called Wootton Rivers, which is near Marlborough and just a half mile or so from the Ram Alley picture I posted a few weeks ago.

Nevermind, it was a good excuse to waste petrol getting lost in the countryside.

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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #36 on: September 28, 2014, 09:24:10 »
For anyone brave enough to search for 'Bushy Gap' in Northumberland, they will most probably pass by 'The Gusset' farm about a mile away on the same road  :)

Working for the local 'leccy board I have to chuckle at some of the names of switches and substations. There is a Bushy Gap switch and a Bushy Gap s/s and also The Gusset s/s. When I worked in the North West, United Utilities (as they were, now ENW) had a substation in Kendal called 'Dick Intake' s/s. True.
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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #37 on: October 25, 2014, 18:15:48 »
I live nearby. It has even been mentioned in a song. Any guesses?

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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #38 on: October 25, 2014, 22:13:03 »
Give us a clue.

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Re: The Dodgy Place Name Game
« Reply #39 on: October 26, 2014, 09:15:12 »
Not this one I hope !

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