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Paul Marvin

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Posted: 17/05/2020 19:23:35
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I am racking my brains guys to remember a mine we visited either in Cumbria or North Wales where after a bit of a walk underground you had to wiggle through a green wheelie bin to get to another chamber and level, can somebody put me out of my misery Crying

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Posted: 18/05/2020 11:00:24
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Paul Marvin wrote:

I am racking my brains guys to remember a mine we visited either in Cumbria or North Wales where after a bit of a walk underground you had to wiggle through a green wheelie bin to get to another chamber and level, can somebody put me out of my misery Crying


there is a wheelie bin in a stope - in one of the coniston copper mines - now certain which though

my best guess = taylors or flemmings level

but i shall interogate my ninion - hes the brains of the outfit

edited - certain its flemmings - its got a craved wood lintel @ atdit mouth
IP: 86.129.102.6 Edited: 18/05/2020 11:04:17 by AndyJ23Uk
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Posted: 18/05/2020 11:32:14
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AndyJ23Uk wrote:

Paul Marvin wrote:

I am racking my brains guys to remember a mine we visited either in Cumbria or North Wales where after a bit of a walk underground you had to wiggle through a green wheelie bin to get to another chamber and level, can somebody put me out of my misery Crying


there is a wheelie bin in a stope - in one of the coniston copper mines - now certain which though

my best guess = taylors or flemmings level



but i shall interogate my ninion - hes the brains of the outfit

edited - certain its flemmings - its got a craved wood lintel @ atdit mouth


I think it is one up in Cumbria if it comes to you let me know Thumbs Up

Just thought whats the levels above deep level if I remember there was one to the left and one to the right



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IP: 46.208.138.236 Edited: 18/05/2020 11:34:07 by Paul Marvin
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Posted: 18/05/2020 12:08:40
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"Where you bin?"
"I bin in mine"
"No, where you wheelie bin"
"I wheelie bin in mine, why you not believe me?"
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Posted: 18/05/2020 14:43:46
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There’s one in Taylor’s Level, Coniston, I believe.
It’s supporting a dig, you crawl vertically up it through a cut-out bottom.

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Posted: 18/05/2020 16:23:09
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That's the one cheers buddy !! Thumbs UpThumbs UpThumbs Up

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Posted: 19/05/2020 08:39:55
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But that one is brown. IP: 109.155.199.180
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Posted: 19/05/2020 20:00:28
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Yeah, it is brown (I had to check a picture.).
Splitting hairs really though. It fits the bill. There can’t be that many mines with vertically placed wheelie bins supporting digs!

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Posted: 20/05/2020 20:43:27
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Binman: wurz yer bin?
Lady: Morecambe
Binman: Er no, wurz yer WHEELIE BIN?
Lady: A' sed, Morecambe, we go thur every year
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