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Well everybody's given the old Penny farthing a good ride then!

I'm still amazed at how unconcerned the bloke was about it rotting away.

If ever you're near there have a look inside.

It's never seen a lick of paint since ---?? There are loads of old bikes as well as the new ones and it has that nice oily smell that I remember from Howards Cycles in the old village at Hackenthorpe. A bit different to Halfords.

In the late 50s and early 60s I was a regular customer at that shop [butterworths] and it was immaculate inside and out. Over the years I sadly watched the shop and that Penny farthing deteriorate until the machine was no more. I too called at the shop one day a few years ago and must have spoken to the same guy as you, I mentioned how smart the shop used to be in the old days and asked what had happened to the Penny farthing, and was the shop still in the same family. Well its a sign of the times isnt it he said, and well, the bike just fell to bits, oh and yes the shop was still in the same family. I must add that if you do need any bike bits that shop will have them, and at the right price. `Its worth the trip`. W/E.

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This can bee seen on Google S.V.

but you wont be able to read it,

anyone know the answer without needing a clue?

A clue to it's location

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A clue to it's location

Obviously its a boundary marker, where well ... no idea

Are those car batteries in the shop window, if not car batteries, they look similar

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Obviously its a boundary marker, where well ... no idea

Are those car batteries in the shop window, if not car batteries, they look similar

Car batteries in the window <_<

Not that place on the corner of Charlotte Road and Brammall Lane then is it?

Only shop I know with a window display of car batteries.

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This is the Dog Brand trademark of J & Riley Carr Ltd the manufacturing company that occupied the building until the 1950's. The business was established by Riley Carr in 1806 in Bailey Lane but relocated to Herries Road South in 1954. Originally the company were concerned with merchanting steel and making steel and saw fenders but later manufactured saws, files and machine knives.

The phrase "a stanch (or staunch) dog" means a good, reliable hunting dog.

Spot on Syrup!

Any one any ideas on this one?

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Car batteries in the window <_<

Not that place on the corner of Charlotte Road and Brammall Lane then is it?

Only shop I know with a window display of car batteries.

Partly correct Dave

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Partly correct Dave

OK its NOT Brammall Lane its Shoreham Street, but the shop is actually on Charlotte Road

Think this is the location.

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OK its NOT brammall Lane its Shoreham Street, but the shop is actually on Charlotte Road

Think this is the location.

Yes that's the one dave,

I don't know what the boundry marker divides or did divide,

'any ideas'

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Yes that's the one dave,

I don't know what the boundry marker divides or did divide,

'any ideas'

E W. B'dry

East - West Boundary?

Only a guess, - they used to have one in Berlin called "Checkpoint Charlie"

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If you call High Street area "the center" and draw a line due south from there, it goes down Shoreham Street, so the plaque is on a geographical divide between East and West.

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Car batteries in the window <_<

Not that place on the corner of Charlotte Road and Brammall Lane then is it?

Only shop I know with a window display of car batteries.

DaveH, I think it's South Yorkshire Battery Supplies shop, too, junction Charlotte Road and Shoreham Street.

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Market Tavern on Exchange Street

;-)

SteveHB this building was originally the ROTHERHAM HOUSE HOTEL Skeets

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SteveHB this building was originally the ROTHERHAM HOUSE HOTEL Skeets

So it was skeets ... here

And guess what .. I put a very good old photo of it on here somewhere, and can't find it. :(

I will add it to the pubs A-Z when found

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If you call High Street area "the center" and draw a line due south from there, it goes down Shoreham Street, so the plaque is on a geographical divide between East and West.

May be It's something to do with this,

taken from a 1904 map with the boundry plate marked in green.

Can't imagine a triangulation pillar, trig beacon

stuck in the middle of Shoreham St?

It would have been some sort of metal plate at that time.

link to Wiki

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May be It's something to do with this,

taken from a 1904 map with the boundry plate marked in green.

Can't imagine a triangulation pillar, trig beacon

stuck in the middle of Shoreham St?

It would have been some sort of metal plate at that time.

link to Wiki

I have been studying the 1950's OS maps and have come up with a possible answer,

the plate set in the pavement is a 'Ward boundary mark' EW= Eastern Ward?

Any one any ideas on this one?

Don't think I've ever been through it or noticed it, come to that,

but my guess is: that it's not very far from your last Mystery Location (STANCH)

on Bailey Lane.

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Don't think I've ever been through it or noticed it, come to that,

but my guess is: that it's not very far from your last Mystery Location (STANCH)

on Bailey Lane.

I think these first 2 are different views of your original place.Yes/No

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Can I Leave this here for you to chew on for a minute or two ? :unsure:

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Can I Leave this here for you to chew on for a minute or two ? :unsure:

Looks a bit Cornish to me :)

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Can I Leave this here for you to chew on for a minute or two ? :unsure:

Holmesfield :)

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Looks a bit Cornish to me :)

Didn't think it would last long! But a bit of fun anyway. Well Done!

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Didn't think it would last long! But a bit of fun anyway. Well Done!

Nr Penzance I think

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I think these first 2 are different views of your original place.Yes/No

Vox

Yes they are, and you are spot on with your PM, I seem to fin something different everytime I wander around the place.

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Vox

Yes they are, and you are spot on with your PM, I seem to fin something different everytime I wander around the place.

Interesting place isn't it sando?

It took a few photos a couple of weeks ago. I go down there quite regularly for work reasons.

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I think these first 2 are different views of your original place.Yes/No

any where the old market skeets

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