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TS 830S, FRG-7, FT 101, FT 77, FT DX 1200. Animated image showing a straight key sending CQ in Morse code  Fists Membership No. 16673. RSGB Member.

Antennas :- 50 / 40 / 20 / 15 / 10 / 6 / 4 / 2 Mtr Dipoles.

The Photo's are of Barton-upon-Humber and surrounding district, not necessarily in any chronological order as I'm adding or subtracting to / from them at various times.

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St Peters Church and Museum, Barton-upon-Humber.This was the Parish Church from 1086 until 1970, when it was made redundant. It shows remnants of significant Saxon Architecture and is the oldest building in the town. North Transept.

South transept of St. Peter's Church.


















Inside St Peters. Looking towards the tower.



This is the East side of St Mary's Church and just across the road, ( behind me ) is St. Peters.

Barton Beck in the foreground.

















St Mary's Church. South Transept.

















Looking North over the River Humber. Barton is in the foreground of the Humber Bridge.

Facts and Figures on Humber Bridge.

Length between towers - 1,410 Mtrs.

Length between anchorages -


Tower Height above piers -155.5 Mtrs.

Total weight of concrete - 480,000Tonnes.

Weight of steel in main cables -

11,000 Tonnes.






View of Humber Bridge taken from the West side and looking towards the city of Hull on the North Bank.
















My HF Antennas.15 Mtr ' V ' Beam and above it, the lower dipole,for 10 / 15 / 20 / 40 Mtrs, above, a new multiband dipole for, 40 / 20 / 15 / 10 / 6 / 4 and 2 Mtrs. 27th Feb 2013.

To the far right. 10Mtr. X Beam. 14.03.2013.














My HF Antennas. Upper Antenna is the new multi band dipole.

















Photo. 7th Feb 2013

This Potograph taken on a walk across theHumber Bridge. A very cold and cloudy day. I'm on the West side of the bridge and looking towards Barton, on the South Bank.
















The underside of the Humber Bridge, Hessel on the far bank.






















Wilderspin National School.Queen Street Barton. Opened in 1845, designed on the innovative princples of Samual Wilderspan (1791 to 1866).

West View.
















Rear of Wilderspin School.

This is the old Church of England School.
















Shipyard at the mouth of Barton Haven.















Barton Haven.











QRZ 108. Old Lighter in Barton Haven. Probably awaiting restoration.



























This is the site of a free school, built in 1831. Its first Master was Isaac Pitman, inventor of Pitman's Shorthand.
























William Blyth's Brickyard.The last working Brickyard and Clay Pantile producer on the banks of the River Humber.




















William Blyth Tile Works.

















Baysgarth Park Barton.


The Haven Inn.

Barrow Haven.

Above. Old Mill Barrow Haven.
















Above. The remains of two Lighter's, probably used to carry clay from Fosters Wharf on the South Bank

to the Cement works at North Ferriby.

Below. One of the many clay pits on the South Bank. Note the Cormerants sitting on the scafflod tubes.


Above. Volunteer Arms, Public House.

Baysgarth House.



















The old Police Station and Court House. 1847















The ruins of Thornton Abbey.

















Thornton Abbey Gate House. Completed around 1382.

















Top section of Gate House.

















Goxhill Priory.












Goxhill Priory.








Goxhill Priory.






























In Honor of the 78th Fighter Group.

Memorial to 82nd 83rd 84th Fighter


Squadrons of the 8th Air Force, USAAF who trainedat Goxhill Airfield.

December 1942 - April 1943.

Operational at Duxford April 1943 - October 1945.

In Memory of Fighter Pilots who lost their lives.













































































































All Saints.

Goxhill Parish Church.


















Goxhill Railway Station, looking towards Grimsby.
















Goxhill Airfield. Not much remains now. Most or all of the runways have been torn up and returned to farming land.




Goxhill Airfield.















Goxhill Airfield.

















Goxhill Airfield.

















Goxhill Airfield.

















Goxhill Airfield.


















Goxhill Airfield.

















Goxhill Airfield.



















South Ferriby Church.

















Hope and Anchor Public House.

South Ferriby Sluice.
















South Ferriby Cement Works.

The River Humber and Read's Island.

13th Feb 2013. Avery cold morning.















The River Ancholme.

Loch Gates between the Ancholme and the River Humber.
















South Ferriby Sluice.

Hope and Anchor Public House in the background.

The Ancholme is a Fresh Water Canal, it runs all the way down to Bishopbridge and there it meets up with the old River Ancholme and the River Rase.












Lock Gates between the River's Ancholme and Humber.
















Horkstow Suspension Bridge over the River Ancholme.

Built in 1836 by Sir John Rennie.


















Horkstow Bridge.

















Showing Bridge support chains.

13th Feb 2013.













Above. The Haven. Barton.



















Above. Navigation Buoy, ( River Humber) Just Off Chowder Ness. 14-02-13.



















Above. Waterside Inn. Built 1715. Stagecoach services to London connected here with the Hull and Hessel Ferries.


















Above. Coastguard Cottages, Waterside Road. 19th Century.


















Above. Coastguard Station, opened by

H.R.H.Duke of Edinburgh in 1880.


















Above. The only reminder, that once on this spot, stood a Brickyard. Hoe Hill Barton.




















Above. The old Cement Works Barton. Closed around the 1900's.































































































Above. Temp



















Above. The Old Vicarage.

Born Here in 1862, David George Hogarth. CMG Order Of The Nile.

Also Born Here in 1911. Chad Varah, Founder Of The Samaritans.



Above. Temp

















Above. Laurel House, Whitecross Street. Built in the 1780's for a local Surgeon, William Benton. Isaac Pitman once lived here.



Above. Temp

















Above. Priestgate. Barton.




















Above. Priestgate




















Above. Priestgate



























Above. Whitecross Street.15-0213.

















Above. Whitecross Street



View of the town from the Humber Bridge.





























Barton County School. Built 1914.










































Looking towards the town from the Shipyard. To the right is Waterside Road. At the end is the White Swan Hotel and the start of Fleetgate and in the foreground a very silted up Haven, once navigable to small Ships and Barges.



































Above. Railway Bridge at Barrow Haven


















Above. Temp






















Above. St Mary's Church, facing East. Photo. Fri 15th Feb 2013.













Above. St Mary's, looking west towards the Bell Tower. 15th Feb 2013.



















Above. The main roof .St Mary's Church.
























Above. Fleetgate, one of the oldest streets in the town. No 51, possibly dating from 1325.
























Above. Jack - our faithful old Dog. He was just over 17 years old when he died in May 2011.




Hoppers old office block. Now Apartments. The George Hotel can be seen across the road.


















Trinity Methodist Church. Situated between Holydyke and Chapel Lane Barton.
















Trinity Metodist Church from Holydyke.

















Holydyke. I'm standing in front of Trinity Methodist Church and looking up towards the Fire Station.15-02-2013.


















Barton Fire Station.

Standing withmy back to Providence House. 15-02-13
































Providence House, Holydyke.

Now our Library, but in the past it was used as a School, before that it had been an Orphanage. It was built in 1854 as a private house.















Providence House.

















Memorial stone above the front door of Providence House.
















The unveiling of a stone to Lt Sharpley's above the door of Providence House. c 1920.

















High Street leading onto Burgate.

















High Street, Looking towards Fleetgate.





















Sheep on Far Ings Nature Reserve having a quiet QSO and no doubt comparing thier QRI. Hi.


















Blow wells, Fresh Water Springs on the Far Ings Nature Reserve.
















Onr of the old Willow Trees at Blow Wells. Long passed its best. The Lightning Tree.
















Spring Water. Only a trickle today.




















Far Ings Reserve.



















Just another shot of the old Lightning Tree.Its not going to survive many more winters.
















Facing West towards Blow Wells,( thats the clump of trees in the distance ). On my Right is Stable Lane and to the left, the footpath across the fields back into town.















Gear wheels for an old sluice gate, how old ?. Probably 1800's.

















Shows location of Sluice Gate.

No longer in use.

















QRZ152. Reflections.





Railway Bridge over the Haven.

Barrow Haven Station in the background.














Barrow Haven Railway Station.






















QRZ164. Barton Railway Station. c 1908.










































































QRZ165. GEORGE HOTEL. c 1904.



















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