Jurby

An image of the World War 2 hidden Bomb Gantry and Munitions Store at Jurby.

This location is flanked by Military Pill Boxes to guard the location.

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Munitions Gantry at Jurby © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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I have added an image of this old Control Tower before onto manxscenes.com but I liked the sky and cloud formation on this image that I took yesterday.

As you can imagine this Control Tower was a constant hive of activity during the Second World War.

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Old Jurby Air Traffic Control Tower © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Situated on the main road in Sulby is this lovely old hand pump that used to be in the garden of the adjoining Rectory.

The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped  in Adobe Photoshop CC.

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Sulby Village Hand Pump © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

 

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St Patricks Church was built in 1829 and stands high up on the sandy coastline on Jurby Head.

The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped in Adobe Photoshop CC.

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St Patricks Church or better known as Jurby Church © Peter Killey

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Grabbed this image this afternoon whilst out on my mountain bike (just before it chucked it down with rain).

The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped  in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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Sandygate in the North of the Isle of Man - © Peter Killey

 

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Looking towards the sandy coastline towards the once busy Air Traffic Control Tower at RAF Jurby Head.

The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped  in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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A Storm Brewing at Jurby Head - © Peter Killey

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Low tide at Killane near to Jurby Head and the man-made sea defences are clear to see.

The image was captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped  in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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Sea Defences at Killane - © Peter Killey

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The remains of Passages which ran aground close to Jurby Head on 3rd December 1931.

A word of warning to anyone taking pictures of this subject the tide needs to be well out and caution is advised on the speed of the turning tide!

The images were captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized and cropped  in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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Passages Close to Jurby Head - © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passages Close to Jurby Head - © Peter Killey

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The first image is taken at the Isle of Man Flower Festival at the quaint Cronk Church in Ballaugh, there is a sort of alternative festival going on also at Jurby Church with lots of knitted flowers and characters like these guys in image two, I must say the ham sandwiches look nice 🙂

The images were captured on my Sony HX20V camera, resized, cropped in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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Flower Festival Ballaugh Old Church -  © Peter Killey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knitted Charachters Jurby Church  -  © Peter Killey

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This picture was taken up the North of the Island in Jurby and shows another traditional Manx Farmhouse, as you can see the snow is now starting to melt exactly one week after the big snow of 22nd March 2013.

The image was captured on my Nikon D80 DSLR Camera with a Nikon 18-105 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens, cropped and resized in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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A Manx Farmhouse in Jurby - © Peter Killey

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This famous Pub on the TT Course also holds a little history of the Manx Giant Arthur Caley who it appears lived for a short time at the Glen Mooar Inn which was on the site of the now present Hotel.

The image was captured on my Nikon D80 DSLR Camera with a Nikon 18-105 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens, cropped and resized in Adobe Photoshop CS6.

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Sulby Glen Hotel - © Peter Killey

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A couple of very old Isle of Man Buses awaiting restoration at the Jurby Transport Museum, I have to say that the guys up there are doing a fantastic job in maintaining our heritage for all to see, well worth a trip up there.

The image was captured on my Nikon D80 DSLR with a Nikon 18-105 F3.5/5.6 G AFS DX lens, cropped and resized in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

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MN 5105 and 3680 MN awaiting Restoration - © Peter Killey

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