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KeepYourPowderDry22 Jul 2020 4:28 a.m. PST

Latest instalment of the ECW Travelogue visits Lichfield which saw three sieges, possibly the first recorded sniper fire 'kill', and the first known successful use of an explosive mine taking out fortified walls in England. link

Stoppage22 Jul 2020 6:52 a.m. PST

@kentucky:

Thanks for this – learned something new about drip moulds and label stops:

Hood Mould – Wiki

Where I live all the Tudor Yeoman's houses have them (South Pennines).

KeepYourPowderDry22 Jul 2020 8:11 a.m. PST

Who's Kentucky? Certainly not me.

As for obscure architectural water management features, they are much in use here in the Peak District

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP22 Jul 2020 8:27 a.m. PST

Is that not where Simon lives?

KeepYourPowderDry22 Jul 2020 8:44 a.m. PST

It is indeed Martin

Stoppage22 Jul 2020 9:52 a.m. PST

Weren't you kypd? If not then I am mistaken and apologise.

KeepYourPowderDry22 Jul 2020 10:19 a.m. PST

I was kypd38 for a while but it stood for Keep Your Powder Dry, nothing to do with Kentucky.

Stoppage22 Jul 2020 11:13 a.m. PST

Well hopefully your armoury entrance has a dripstone which'll help keep your powder…

listlurker23 Jul 2020 4:23 a.m. PST

"Is that not where Simon lives?"

those last two pictures, my house is in-between … you could have popped in for a cup of tea :-)

KeepYourPowderDry23 Jul 2020 5:31 a.m. PST

waves belatedly

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