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  1. I stand by my earlier post ...... if in doubt, just compare the next block of houses up
  2. Looking at Streetview .........The picture is of No.14/16 Abbeyfield Road, Burngreave. Link here: http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=Abbeyfield+Road,+Sheffield&hl=en&ll=53.399272,-1.455989&spn=0.008444,0.038581&sll=53.39926,-1.460173&sspn=0.009327,0.01929&oq=abbeyfield+&gl=uk&hnear=Abbeyfield+Rd,+Sheffield,+United+Kingdom&t=m&z=15&layer=c&cbll=53.399232,-1.464272&panoid=09W96dTkAmkrmJyojsUdOg&cbp=12,117.63,,0,-5.06
  3. Richard ...... I've had a dig around (pardon the pun) and fond the complete original programme on Youtube. Here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjZyAgX48f0
  4. I've found and uploaded you the classic clip of Phil Harding being dragged towards the rollers before he had the good sense to let go ........ I think the year is 2004. Take a look here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phPVSMl7JVk
  5. Well .... the sign above the window says "hardware". The shop is crammed full of everything, mostly second hand stuff. When he is open the driveway at the side is full of things and you can never see through the shop window ...... take a look at the link below. http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=holme+lane+sheffield&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&hl=en&hq=&hnear=Holme+Ln,+Sheffield,+United+Kingdom&ll=53.400082,-1.509998&spn=0.002277,0.004823&t=h&z=18&layer=c&cbll=53.400107,-1.509858&panoid=FrKHtWm-Rp4FTJZBG568Lw&cbp=12,308.05,,0,7.5
  6. He also has a "shop" at Malin Bridge, near to the Malin Bridge pub ....... only open Saturday/Sunday that is where he probably was today when you called.
  7. This sounds very much like the biker that I'm woken by on weekday mornings. I hear him slow for the speed camera at Wharncliffe Side then he winds it up for the straight bit of Main Road towards the paper mill. I managed to catch site of him once on a very loud blue bike.
  8. Vision Windows on Cuthbert Bank Road S6 are suppliers and fitters of Smart Systems aluminium glazing system. I've not used them so I can't vouch for them. Google Smart Systems to see their products.
  9. Also on Claywheels Lane was Clay Wheel Forge opposite the junction of Limestone Cottage Lane, theres an excellent video here: and a slideshow here: if you go over to the Sheffield History website you will find a thread regarding the forge, you will probably have to register to see their photos. Hope this helps.
  10. Assuming you mean a cylinder mower not a flymo type. With the spark plug out ..... pull the cord ..... do the blades attempt to spin? if so it sounds as if the "clutch"/drive belts are not clearing/adjusted properly causing the resistance you can feel with the spark plug in.
  11. One of the best programmes of Sheffield for some time. I have the original recording on DVD ........ have sent you a PM regards a copy.
  12. Hi eleanor ....... Regards Woodhill House/Hall could this be the place you are searching for. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=s5+7hq&sll=37.09024,-95.712891&sspn=32.252269,56.601563&ie=UTF8&ll=53.401064,-1.451612&spn=0.011847,0.043945&t=h&z=15&iwloc=A&layer=c&cbll=53.400994,-1.451791&panoid=mSnlMOwGYOFeVPCPAaO_7g&cbp=12,72.74213649948615,,1,3.5937499999999956 as you can see its still standing. You can compare with a old photo at the "Sheffield Libraries" website, here: http://www.picturesheffield.com/cgi-bin/picturesheffield.pl?_cgifunction=form&_layout=picturesheffield&keyval=sheff.refno=y01133 Also there is quite a bit on the "Sheffield History" site at: http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk ....... just put "woodhill" into the search box.
  13. No photos but I do have this from today at Wharncliffe. http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v130/wharncliffe/Rail/?action=view&current=Railtour3.flv and some not so brilliant footage of the Tornado crossing Norfolk Bridge a couple of weeks ago. http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v130/wharncliffe/Rail/?action=view&current=tornado2.flv
  14. Here's the video I promised ...... hope you enjoy it, despite the poor sound quality. http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=nRAzwgJWMF0
  15. Hi red owl ....... Not sure if you've seen these videos on youtube http://uk.youtube.com/results?search_query=TREVOR+ABLETT+&search_type=&aq=f Regards the bow drill I think it was down to years of experience rather than any sort of jig. I have a short video somewhere of a bow drill being used in the making of a knife by a "Little Mester", it was used horizontally ..... knife in vice and the other end of the bow drill pressed into a belt around the makers waist. I will try to find you the video later today
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