Art deco time travel. Thanks to Collingwood.
Pyestock visit no. 6. Getting the place pretty wired now, but there’s always something new to see. This is a detail from the Air House. Two of the eight giant Parsons turbine sets used to generate the air supply for … Continue reading
Devon’s answer to Box mine, at least I hoped it would be when we first entered the underground area. Alas, the reality was somewhat different.
The graffiti piece that currently welcomes explorers to Farleigh Down Tunnel. A walk up Farleigh Down Tunnel. I’ll admit to being pretty bored by the time we reached the end of a mile and a quarter of gentle 1:8 incline, but it’s an essential … Continue reading
One of the pair of giant rotating kilns at Westbury Cement works. More from the site:
The Plant House, Pyestock, August 2010. Not a blue pipe in sight. My favourite building of the entire site. More from the Plant House… Our exit from the building was timed to perfection. 10 seconds earlier and the visit would … Continue reading
A pristine fulling mill built in the early 19thC and in continuous operation until the late 20thC. The initial explore was a delicious revelation, every turn revealing yet another machine of obscure purpose.