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Guest bus man

What's the right name?

Thats waht I was thinking and it is

Whirlow Brook Park

- some say brooke.

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SteveHB

Bayleaf and bus man share the prize.

It's Whirlowbrook Hall built 1906, in Whirlowbrook Park,

39 acres of public park land.

One of the former homes of Industrialist Sir Walter Benton-Jones (1880-1967)

Now used for weddings, parties, meetings and conferences

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ukelele lady

Wadsley Bridge.

Spot on jmdee.

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ukelele lady

If that's where I'm thinking,

it will make a great 'Then & Now'

I'll leave that one to you then Steve. lol

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Stuart0742

I assume this will be an easy one

On which Sheffield building is this found

It can then go into the Datestone's Topic

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Guest bus man

What is it and where

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Stuart0742

What is it and where

Not sure what it is, the location is Commercial St, in the background ramp leading down to where the old rag and tag was, nr the Ibis Hotel.

Guess at what it is something to do with the old tram wires/posts

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Guest bus man

Part of your answer is right and part of your answer is wrong

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SteveHB

What remains of a bus shelter?

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Guest bus man

Technically No

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Guest plain talker

Technically No

Commercial Street Bridge, the remnants of the tram Stop shelters?

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Guest bus man

Well done

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Stuart0742

I assume this will be an easy one

On which Sheffield building is this found

It can then go into the Datestone's Topic

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Stuart0742

Well done

These will be the Tram Shelters

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dunsbyowl1867

Not much of a mystery ;-) but not immediately obvious where this is - I think I know - anybody else?

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dunsbyowl1867

Bayleaf and bus man share the prize.

It's Whirlowbrook Hall built 1906, in Whirlowbrook Park,

39 acres of public park land.

One of the former homes of Industrialist Sir Walter Benton-Jones (1880-1967)

Now used for weddings, parties, meetings and conferences

I thought I knew that name - I live near a house called Irnham Hall in Lincolnshire which is owned by Sir Simon Benton Jones - hmn perhaps I should see if he wants to go out for a beer and discuss our shred Sheffield heritage!!

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Guest plain talker

Not much of a mystery ;-) but not immediately obvious where this is - I think I know - anybody else?

Is it Barnsley Road, near the toll bar by Abbeyfield Park?

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Guest Gramps

Not much of a mystery ;-) but not immediately obvious where this is - I think I know - anybody else?

I think these days you'll find the junction with Horninglow road just round the next bend.

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SteveHB

I thought I knew that name - I live near a house called Irnham Hall in Lincolnshire which is owned by Sir Simon Benton Jones - hmn perhaps I should see if he wants to go out for a beer and discuss our shred Sheffield heritage!!

Some more about the Jones family, with mention to Whirlowbrook Hall & Irnham Hall. Treetonweb

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SteveHB

I assume this will be an easy one

On which Sheffield building is this found

It can then go into the Datestone's Topic

The University Science Department?

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Stuart0742

The University Science Department?

Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin St

I take it thats the same place

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Stuart0742

Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin St

I take it that's the same place

Where is this mysterious writing?

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DaveH

Due to computer / ISP / server problems I am a little out of touch with this thread.

As far as I can tell there is only the "Sheffield Building Society" picture in the previous post by Stuart0742 which is still current.

To kick start the mystery location a bit and get it going again here is one of the easier ones again.

Using Stuarts "look upwards" rule, where is this porthole in a high wall?

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Stuart0742

Where is this mysterious writing?

Pretty obvious it the Sheffield Building Society, but where was the Sheffield Building Society

Sheffield is not a sufficient answer lol

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Guest bus man

Campo Lane behind the cathedral

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