George Barnsley

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Explore #9a (revisit): George Barnsley & Sons toolmakers, Sheffield – April 2015

I almost forgot to do a report for this revisit which I paid to the location of one of my earliest and favourite explores… History For a full history of George Barnsley’s toolmakers, please see the report from my first explore back in September 2013. My Explore This was a quick solo explore one sunny lunchtime whilst driving back from visiting a mate in Leeds for the weekend. GB’s was one of my earliest explores, and I absolutely loved it…

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Explore #9: George Barnsley & Sons, Sheffield – September 2013

Dora P and I explored this wonderful place one sunny Sunday morning on the way back from a visit to a friend in Leeds. We bumped into two local explorers when we first got in, but otherwise had the place to ourselves for the next four hours until hunger finally got the better of us. Walking around it really felt like we had stepped through a portal back in time, yet with present-day Sheffield still visible outside and the sounds…

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