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Sign causes minor confusion.

Matthew Chatfield
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Here’s a sign that I haven’t actually worked out yet.

Sign at Gurnard

By the spacing it seems likely that somebody has made a cunning adjustment to the sign… unless the Gurnard Coal Seams are more plentiful than I’d thought. But what did it originally say? I’m still scratching my head.

Matthew Chatfield

Uncooperative crusty. Unofficial Isle of Wight cultural ambassador. Conservation, countryside and the environment, with extra stuff about spiders.

2 thoughts on “Sign causes minor confusion.

  • Andrrew Harrison

    I think the mining refers to an old Victorian Rubbish Dump on the site and it’s suppose to deter people from digging for hidden treasures

  • David Brear

    Surely it’s obvious? “Barking and Mining …”


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