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  1. Should be fixed now - apologies - was due to a broken upgrade!
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  2. I’m of the old school, I don’t consider the William Mitchell frieze art, the work of the Tory family is art, the work of the Glasgow Boys is art, the work of french impressionists is art, Chantry`s Sleeping Children now that IS art, Mr Mitchell’s frieze just leaves me cold.
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  3. Wonderful post SteveHB , Thanks a lot. Its brought back memories of when I spent many hours trainspotting on the wall adjacent to Brightside Station. Always on the lookout for Thames Clyde Express which as a yhoung lad was the highlight of a day. Here are some details of named trains back in the 50's/60's, SHEFFIELD NAMED TRAINS Times are Sheffield departures from the winter 1959/60 timetable unless otherwise stated. The Waverley, Thames Clyde & Devonian served Sheffield Midland, the Master Cutler and North Country Continental Victoria. THe Master Cutler was inaugurated in
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  4. Sheffield's legendary bars, clubs and venues in wearable form, designed by Sheffield Guide! Can see some delighted Sheffielders walking round their towns and cities in these! You can get one here - https://www.sheffieldguide.blog/product-tag/pubs-clubs/?fbclid=IwAR1rasCObWlMUMSjNXOhIengfTMWVZrSRtE5v-J_OeQG_0VggMaESVOtoMY&v=79cba1185463
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  5. Of course feel free to use anything I post on this site - great pic above
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  6. Joining in a bit late here - only just joined the group! As others have said, these are indeed GPO cable joint marker posts, dating from the Victorian, Edwardian and Georgian reigns. There are many remaining around the country, yet they are under-reported and (I think!) under-appreciated. Like many people, it was only on my "local" walks during lockdown that I first noticed these, and it took some detective work to rule out fire hydrant, benchmark and various other options. I've now set up a website dedicated to these relics, at gpo-markers.derektp.co.uk where I give some historical backgrou
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