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Winter Sunset tonight at the former Air Traffic Control Tower – Old Jurby Airport.

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RAF Tower Jurby © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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I found this gorgeous Cottage in Jurby today whilst out for a ride on the Mountain Bike.

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A Cottage in Jurby © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Blackhawks have set up a sky diving facility at Jurby Airfield over TT 2014 and they will be using this aircraft.

It has been a little while since Jurby Tower has been used as a proper Aircraft Control Tower!

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Blackhawk Cessna at Jurby Airfield © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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“We honour and remember their sacrifice”

War Graves at St. Patrick’s Church in Jurby

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Jurby Church War Graves © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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I am sure these hardy fellas must be looking forward to Spring time on the Isle of Man!

This image was taken on the Ballamooar Straight just north of Ballaugh and shows the flooded fields from the heavy rain so far this year (2014).

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A Harsh Winter 2014 © Peter Killey- www.manxscenes.com

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Standing on the Public Footpath which leads down to Jurby Beach, the property on the left hand side is Killane Mill which is famous for it’s owner constructing a man made sea defence to the rear of the property – See my previous post looking from Jurby Beach in August 2013 Click Here

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Killane Mill on the Jurby Coast Road © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Quite a topical subject at the moment with the recent severe gales and the coastal erosion that has occurred due to the storms.

I captured this image today whilst travelling from Peel of the sandy West coastline of the Island from Kirk Michael up to Jurby Head, with the evidence of coastal erosion quite prominent.

You can also see in the top left of the image the white spire of Jurby Church and on the extreme right you can make out Kirk Michael Church.

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Kirk Michael Coast © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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

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

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Standing at the Cronk at sunset and looking towards Jurby Church with the low sun casting long shadows on the field.

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Hay Bales at the Cronk © 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).

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

 

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