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tigger 24-02-2014 20:57

Civil air raid shelter, Lymm
 
Photos of this have been posted on here before. Way back in the 70's/80's we used to go in here with candles and tins of McEwans Export. Photographing other stuff nearby recently so called in to get some photos for the DoB database. Didn't seem to get as wet as they are now and the roof is noticeably deteriorating. Happened to be wearing wellies when nearby last week so went in and took a few more photos.

Entrance 1
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps809bb16f.jpg

Entrance 2
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps0b21bc0e.jpg

Corridor from entrance 2
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps2e29160a.jpg

Sandstone door to small chamber
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps84073008.jpg

Into the main chamber
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps13e8c722.jpg

Looking back (wall separates the two entrance passages)
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...psb10b38b9.jpg

2nd main chamber (I don't remember it being back-filled with concrete, probably the year that all three dams were breached)
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps55621377.jpg

Entrance 1
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps330a6a84.jpg

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...psc46c9705.jpg

Exterior where the wall between the entrances is
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...psdcea004c.jpg

Emergency exit
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps4ca7b5db.jpg

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps607b7318.jpg

The small room
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...psd492a542.jpg

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps058a61b0.jpg

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p...ps1b35b088.jpg

Gibbo 25-02-2014 10:33

Gosh, forgot all about this place. Good work.


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