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Old 31st May 2020, 3:13 pm   #5
Uncle Bulgaria
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Join Date: May 2016
Location: Cornwall, UK.
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Default Re: Maps and tools - too many to describe!

Yes, a great site. I've used the overlay feature to plot local quarries, (pits in nearby fields) where the original denizens of the village dug stone each time they wanted to build a house or barn, on to an OS paper map. I'm talking to the farmers on whose land these overgrown holes now are in the hope that we can get in there and pickaxe out some more stone to build our extension. I love seeing the old names too. Sometimes the pronunciation is the same as the old spelling, even if the modern road signs say otherwise.
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