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Shuttle wood foundation Copt oak
« on: Friday 13 January 17 17:57 GMT (UK) »
hi guys
Me and mum when the to the shuttle wood foundation grange today Copt oak Leicestershire they have a charity shop and book shop ,there was a husband and wife there they told us about proctors caravan site in Barrow upon soar in the 1940s there was a zoo there we used to go there as kids in our caravan I remeber a fair ground near the river please does any one know of the zoo I have tried to find any thing about it with out findinding any thing they said there used to be a train as well that took you to some wood .
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Re: Shuttle wood foundation Copt oak
« Reply #1 on: Friday 13 January 17 23:23 GMT (UK) »
I know it's not in Barrow, but you're not thinking of Twycross, are you?
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Re: Shuttle wood foundation Copt oak
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 24 January 17 07:22 GMT (UK) »
Barrow Voice mentions the train and donkeys but not a zoo:

http://www.barrowvoice.co.uk/spring_2010/feature_item_2.html
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Re: Shuttle wood foundation Copt oak
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 26 February 17 19:46 GMT (UK) »
Entrance to Proctors off Google maps

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@52.7505034,-1.1523766,3a,79.7y,214.96h,74.69t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1srwkTQlpt_EhIz-z38yQpCw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

If you zoom in you can see the metal arch over the entrance.

This is their website (also on facebook)
http://www.proctors-park.co.uk/

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Re: Shuttle wood foundation Copt oak
« Reply #4 on: Friday 15 September 17 23:42 BST (UK) »
Hi guys
Getting back to proctors at barrow the couple I spoke to were certain about a zoo there she say about the train .but did say animals ,birds and things .so may be there was some thing there a long time ago .
Ste

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Re: Shuttle wood foundation Copt oak
« Reply #5 on: Friday 29 September 17 08:57 BST (UK) »
The Quorn Village Museum site:

http://www.quornmuseum.com/display.php?id=1021

Extract from the Loughborough Echo, 30th April 1948 and the plans for a riverside pleasure park by Jack Proctor

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