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Drakelow A

Drakelow A

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Published by International Combustion in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesEngineering and boiler house review.
SeriesICL publication -- no.W 562
ContributionsInternational Combustion Limited.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14266450M

  Drakelow is a small civil parish in South Derbyshire. The population of the civil parish in was just Drakelow, which means Dragon's Mound, was mentioned in the Domesday Book. Drakelow Hall Fm: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Drakelow Hall Fm Francis Frith The UK’s leading publisher of local photographs since A group of us from the Friends of Williamson's Tunnels, Liverpool headed to Kidderminster to visit our friends at Drakelow. It has been four years since our last visit and all I can say is WOW! You guys have really moved forward, well done lads and lasses/ TripAdvisor reviews.


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Drakelow, whose name means 'Dragon's Mound', is mentioned in Domesday Book, but was deserted later during the Middle Ages.

A chronicler at the nearby Burton Abbey, writing in the early twelfth century, claimed that this desertion took place because of supernatural events that had driven the residents away - specifically, attacks of two undead Country: England.

The Drakelow Tunnels are a former underground military complex beneath the Blakeshall Estate north of Kidderminster, Worcestershire, coveringsq ft (26, m 2), with a total length of around miles ( km).They were originally built as a Second World War shadow factory, and were developed during the Cold War to be a fall-back government centre.

Drakelow Park is close to the town of Burton-upon-Trent, which provides a range of shops, restaurants, a multi-screen cinema and the popular Branston Golf and Country Club.

Nearby Rosliston Forestry Centre, Hicks Lodge and Branston Water Park all offer great outdoor. Story of Drakelow by Henry John Wain Download PDF EPUB FB2.

The Drakelow Tunnels are a former underground military complex beneath the Blakeshall Estate north of Kidderminster, Worcestershire, coveringsq ft (26, m 2), with a total length of around miles (km).They were originally built as a Second World War shadow factory, Drakelow A book were developed during the Cold War to be a fall-back government.

Drakelow, along with 12 other facilities scattered across the U.K. formed a national network of highly classified Nuclear Bunkers, that the British Goverment would operate the country from, in the event of Nuclear War. InDrakelow was re-designated: Regional. The Drakelow power stations were built on the site of Drakelow Hall, a stately home on the south bank of the River Trent.

Twenty eight generations of the Gresley family had considered the estate as nothing more than their ancestral home. It had appeared in the Domesday Book and the family could trace its history back to the time of the Norse Vikings.

Drakelow. The extensive Drakelow underground complex was originally constructed during world war two as a shadow factory for the Rover car company.(Rover were at this time manufacturing engines for Drakelow A book Bristol aircraft Company).

It was to serve as a feeder plant supplying components to Rover's two main shadow factories at Acocks Green and. Discover Drakelow Tunnels in Cookley, United Kingdom: Near Birmingham, England three and a half miles of top-secret tunnels housed a World War II “shadow factory” and a Cold War nuclear bunker.

Book your appointment now. PlotAshtree, Drakelow Park Disclaimer. Please note that all images (where used) are for illustrative purposes only. Rooms. Kitchen / Breakfast mm x mm (17'0'' x 12'3'') Lounge mm x mm (22'10'' x 11'3'') Dining mm x mm (15'0'' x 9'2.

In response to the haunting of Drakelow Tunnels, Yvette Fielding and her Most Haunted crew filmed an investigation at the tunnels. Paranormal Lockdown has also investigated there. During a period of 48 hours, they experienced much of the activity. Wiki page on The Gresleys of Drakelow.

DRAKELOWE, to which so many references have been made in the previous pages of this book, is situated on a bend of the river Trent, on the borders of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, the river forming a natural boundary between the two counties.

The history of a secret underground complex known as Drakelow. Constructed in the Worcestershire countryside during World War II as an underground factory manufacturing aircraft engine parts.

Drakelow A book by the Rover car company to produce components for the Bristol Aircraft Company. Known officially as Rover's No1D s: 1. Q: Were crashed U.F.O.'s or alien bodies kept at Drakelow.

A: No. Q: I have been trying to get hold of a copy of Drakelow Unearthed, without sucess, can you help. A: The original version of Drakelow Unearthed has been out of print since Feb There is now a new version available since 13th December   Drakelow soldiered on in secrecy until when it was decommissioned, and the miles of tunnels and outdated equipment was sold into private hands.

Since the sale, the Drakelow Tunnels Preservation Trust has been working to restore the complex to its former glory, hoping to create a comprehensive Cold War Museum. The Drakelow power stations were built on the site of Drakelow Hall, a stately home on the south bank of the River Trent.

Twenty eight generations of the Gresley family had considered the estate as their ancestral home. It had appeared in the Domesday Book and the family could trace its history back to the time of the Norse Vikings.A book that was published in"The Gresleys of Drakelowe.

' Eleanora Drakelow was born circa at of Welby, Northamptonshire, England. She married William Vaux, son of William de Vaux and Joan Thirning, circa ,2 Eleanora Drakelow died before 'Family William Vaux b.

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Drakelow Tunnels, on Drakelow Lane between Kinver and Wolverley in Worcestershire, is aptly named. Drakelow in Anglo Saxon refers to a ‘dragon’s mound’ or burial ground.

Drakelow Tunnels are themselves buried deep into the sandstone beneath Kingsford Country Park. Drakelow Power Station refers to a series of three now demolished coal-fired power stations located mi ( km) south of Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire in the West Midlands of England, on the River r, the station was actually located in the county of Derbyshire, in the East power station was a distinguishable landmark of Burton, which is most famous for its.

Drakelowe was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of Walecros and the county of Derbyshire. It had a recorded population of 3 households inputting it in the smallest 20% of settlements recorded in Domesday (NB: 3 households is an estimate, since multiple places are mentioned in the same entry).

Shortly after, Drakelow took part in Government exercises Mercian Trump II and Jackpot to test its effectivity in the case of a simulated nuclear attack. The results however, were far from expected and after the exercises were complete, the Drakelow was placed on what is termed as ‘Care and Maintenance’ and was officially deactivated in Sunken Gardens at Site of Drakelow Hall is a Grade II listed building in Burton-on-Trent, Derbyshire, England.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Drakelow A civil parish in South Derbyshire district, Derbyshire, England.

A hamlet in Wyre Forest district, Worcestershire, England (OS grid ref SO). Drakelow was refurbished as a Regional Seat of Government - a nuclear bunker designed to help control the population of the Midlands in the aftermath of a holocaust.

It had its own independent water supply, generator, air conditioning and air filters. Wartime scientist, 91, revisits secret underground factory where she helped build Lancaster engines in vast tunnels safe from Hitler's bombs. Mary Cartwright worked at Drakelow Underground Factory. It has been revealed that Drakelow Park Group, which is behind the construction of 2, homes on the nearby former Drakelow Power Station, is still 'in discussion' with interested parties to.

B&B's in Drakelow. Cheap rates on The Old Dairy Stanton, Ripley Peak District Gateway Codnor, Liberal House Tamworth Birmingham. We show B&B's our cheapest rate in Drakelow is from £25 per night, up to 70% off bed and breakfast room rates on Hotels & BB's.

Book your appointment now. PlotHenley, Drakelow Park Disclaimer. Please note that all images (where used) are for illustrative purposes only. Rooms. Kitchen / Family / Breakf mm x mm (21'7'' x 18'4'') Lounge mm x mm (23'1'' x 12'0'') Dining mm x mm (14'3'' x Not to be confused with Drakelowe Keep.

Drakelowe is a settlement in The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. 1 Background 2 Crops 3 Quests 4 Appearances It is a tiny farm, south of Cheydinhal on the eastern bank of the Corbolo River.

It is the home of Melisande, a former member of the Glenmoril Coven. An old path leads south across a long wooden bridge and down some steps to a small pier on the banks. This property is located at 35a Rosliston Road South, Drakelow, Burton-On-Trent DE15 9UD and has an estimated current value of £, Rosliston Road South has 36 properties on it with an average current value of £, compared to an average property value of £, for DEThere have been 3 property sales on Rosliston Road South, DE15 over the last 5 years with an average house.

Following the demolition of Drakelow Hall the fragment of the painted decoration with the architectural niche with a view of Dolbadarn Castlle and Llyn Padarn was purchased for £50 from Perry and Phillips Ltd., of High Street, Bridgenorth, Descriptive line. Fresco from The Painted Dining Room at Drakelow Hall by Paul Sandby.

Great. Drakelow Tunnels. Drakelow Tunnels are a former Top Secret underground military complex beneath Kingsford Country Park north of Kidderminster, Worcestershire. The tunnels were built between as a Shadow Factory for the Rover car company.

Parts for aircraft engines were machined in the miles of tunnels throughout WWII. A brief look into the Drakelow Tunnels complex. £ View postage information. Add to basket. Photobook Delivery Information.

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Drakelow Unearthed: The Secret History of an Underground Complex [Stokes, Paul] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Drakelow Unearthed: The Secret History of Author: Paul Stokes. Media in category "Drakelow, Derbyshire" The following 8 files are in this category, out of 8 total.

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