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Foxcote
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1 of 23  Thu 27th Dec 2012 11:21am  
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I don't think I have put this one on before, hope not. Could it be Coventry?
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Midland Red
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2 of 23  Thu 27th Dec 2012 10:04pm  
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Spot on Cheers
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Foxcote
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3 of 23  Sat 29th Dec 2012 12:34pm  
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I've found that chap driving around again, there's a distinctive building with a mast or something? Coventry Street? Now he's passing a Garage, so I had to put this one on Roll eyes I've made it a bit messy on here, Oh my Mystery Garage
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Midland Red
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4 of 23  Sat 29th Dec 2012 12:38pm  
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On 29th Dec 2012 12:34pm, Foxcote said: I've found that chap driving around again, there's a distinctive building with a mast or something? Coventry Street?
Foleshill Road - the road opposite is Lythalls Lane Thumbs up
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jmn43
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5 of 23  Sat 29th Dec 2012 12:59pm  
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The mystery garage was on Lythalls Lane on the bend past the old dog track, opposite the Self Changing Gear factory.
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Midland Red
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6 of 23  Sat 29th Dec 2012 1:11pm  
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Yes, agreed, it is Lythalls Lane Thumbs up
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Foxcote
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7 of 23  Sat 29th Dec 2012 1:16pm  
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Well seeing as you have all solved the 'mysteries' Cheers You may as well have the last one I found Smile Unidentified Street
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dutchman
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8 of 23  Sat 29th Dec 2012 2:12pm  
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It's a view from the London Road looking north towards the junction with Gulson Road on the right Smile Old-Maps.co.uk This is a similar view taken before the war and the subsequent bomb damage. The Maudslay bus is just leaving Gulson Road: Pictures of Coventry
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Midland Red
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9 of 23  Sun 30th Dec 2012 9:35am  
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I previously said that I agreed that it was Lythalls Lane - we had close friends who lived at 233, and this photo is taken very close to the front of their house, so the view is very familiar to me The name Trackside Garage confirms it - telephone no 88210 if anyone is interested Oh my - it is now the site of the Pharos Group building
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10 of 23  Mon 31st Dec 2012 11:00am  
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Found another one - Coventry? This should be easier - Coventry (2)
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11 of 23  Mon 31st Dec 2012 11:17am  
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On 31st Dec 2012 11:00am, Foxcote said: Found another one - Coventry?
Rowley Road/Siskin Drive junction, with the A45/London Road roundabout beyond
On 31st Dec 2012 11:00am, Foxcote said: This should be easier - Coventry (2)
Leamington Road/A45 roundabout
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Foxcote
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12 of 23  Mon 31st Dec 2012 11:28am  
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Brilliant Cheers I wasn't going to put this one on because it looks the hardest one but seeing as the others were sussed in seconds, here we go - The last mystery journey through Coventry
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NormK
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13 of 23  Mon 31st Dec 2012 11:28am  
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Is that the island by the cop shop MR?
Milly rules

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Midland Red
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14 of 23  Mon 31st Dec 2012 11:36am  
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The second one? - No, it's Henley's Garage/Styvechale Arms Thumbs up
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15 of 23  Mon 31st Dec 2012 11:37am  
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On 31st Dec 2012 11:28am, Foxcote said: Brilliant Cheers I wasn't going to put this one on because it looks the hardest one but seeing as the others were sussed in seconds, here we go - The last mystery journey through Coventry
That's on the A45 approaching the London Road roundabout - the Stonehouse estate in the background Thumbs up
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