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Can you help identify where two pictures from the past were taken?

Historians at Woodborough Local History Group are appealing to Gedling Eye readers for help in identifying the locations featured in two pictures from their archives.

The two pictures below were taken back in the 1950s by Bill Alvey, who ran the cobbler shop in Woodborough, but the locations featured in both photographs are still unknown.

If you can identify the locations where these pictures were taken then email us at news@gedlingeye.co.uk

LOCATION UNKNOWN: a post windmill

LOCATION UNKNOWN: a post windmill

LOCATION UNKNOWN: A dovecote

LOCATION UNKNOWN: A dovecote

KEEN PHOTOGRAPHER:Bill and Pansy Alvey pictured in 1983 at his cobblers shop on Main Street, Woodborough. There had been a cobblers at these premises as Bill took over the family business from father Joe.

KEEN PHOTOGRAPHER:Bill and Pansy Alvey pictured in 1983 at his cobblers shop on Main Street, Woodborough. There had been a cobblers at these premises as Bill took over the family business from father Joe.

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3 Comments

  1. Alice Ward

    Mar 30, 2016 at 7:52 pm

    I think the dovecote MIGHT be a disused building on Mapperly Plains just before Brookfields garden centre on the right?

    • John Hoyland

      Apr 11, 2016 at 11:59 am

      Your reply is interesting; do you mean Alice, the derelict buildings opposite Middlebeck Drive? I cannot recall a Dovecote there but can anyone else?

    • caron disley

      May 20, 2016 at 10:17 pm

      this is way before my time but I get a strong feel around shearing hill . or cricket feild area conway rd

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