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BLAKEY
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Postby BLAKEY » Tue 09 Jul, 2013 4:38 pm

Well now - It would be a relatively hard pencil with the same intitials as this fabulous building !!     That's of course if I've guessed right myself !!     
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Postby Jogon » Tue 09 Jul, 2013 5:20 pm

Indeed.But never mind the graphite grading of your pencils - the wood, do they use the elm, the ash or the other one?
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Postby BLAKEY » Tue 09 Jul, 2013 10:47 pm

Jogon wrote: Indeed.But never mind the graphite grading of your pencils - the wood, do they use the elm, the ash or the other one? Well who knows Jogon eh ??, you'd have to ask at one of our other branches
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Postby yorkiesknob » Tue 09 Jul, 2013 11:02 pm

More revealed, its closer than you think. Second word is Hall.
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Postby BLAKEY » Wed 10 Jul, 2013 9:33 am

yorkiesknob wrote: More revealed, its closer than you think. Second word is Hall. Wow, that's a relief - my pencil lead theory holds good then !!
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Postby Dalehelms » Wed 10 Jul, 2013 11:38 am

My bookish reply didn't hold good, but.........for the first time ever I've sussed the W&W.. Hooray!
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Postby yorkiesknob » Wed 10 Jul, 2013 12:09 pm

Come on guys some one spill the beans, I've said enough.
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Postby tyke bhoy » Wed 10 Jul, 2013 1:14 pm

Will it still be pastoral when its owners get merged with the two other of its kind in Yorkshire?
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Postby johnnyg » Thu 11 Jul, 2013 12:26 am

Its owners are not going to merge with anyone Tyke Bhoy, Hinsley Hall is a Conference and Pastoral Centre owned by the Catholic Diocese of Leeds. It is the CoE Diocese of Leeds that is being considered for merger.My earlier reference to this as the last ship in Headingley, was because during the second world war it hosted a WRNS Writer School and was known as HMS Headingley at that time, although some accounts also refer to it as HMS Pembroke.It also contains the Lucy Partington Library, dedicated to one of the victims of Fred and Rosemary West.
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Postby yorkiesknob » Thu 11 Jul, 2013 5:26 am

Good stuff johnnyg,                             I never knew about the hall until my sister ran the reception side of their business a couple of years ago. Never visited myself and I was amaze how I never came across it . Being a Burley/ Headingley boy and spending most of my misspent youth in the Oak and Skyrack and never stumbling across or hearing of Hinsley hall is puzzling to say the least.Cheers Yorkie
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