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I spotted this old bell pull a couple of weeks ago on Broomhall Street but I didn't have my camera with me, so yesterday after taking a few photos of Broom Hall and its Sun-Dial I took this photo of the bell pull but I didn't get the number of the property. I think Broomhall Street spread from West Street and up to Broomhall Road, so I'm guessing the house in question was built around 1840 give or take a year, which makes the bell pull around 178 years old, which is pretty good really. There could be more around the city but I haven't seen them, up towards Broomhall Park and beyond its the bell push that reigns, I have two another  bell pulls one in Ridgway on the same door is a informative sign stating the Air Raid warden lived there.  Theres one like the Broomhall Street one on Bankers House in Hartshead but in better condition and probably older,

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On 24/01/2019 at 08:30, tozzin said:

Bankers House in Hartshead

* Old Bank House

Was offices of Fuller Peiser in 70s/80s/90s, not sure if they're still there.

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