Grafton Underwood, a little English village

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    #1 Poor Old Spike, Mar 13, 2013
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    GRAFTON UNDERWOOD is a sleepy Northamptonshire village in the heart of England 70 miles north of London.

    The skies are empty now..
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    But it was not always so..
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    Grafton crews-
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    Nowadays the airfield is disused and most of the runways have been planted with avenues of trees. (Grafton Underwood is the village halfway down the right-hand edge of the picture)-
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    Yellow lines trace the old runways. Blue arrow points to the roadside memorial
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    #2 Poor Old Spike, Mar 13, 2013
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    The memorial-
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    St.James church in Grafton Underwood dates from the 12th century, with a tower and spire added in the 13th and 14th centuries respectively-
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    The old stained glass windows of most English churches depict religious scenes or knights in armour etc, but this one in Grafton church is different..
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    The window from outside-
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    The church area-
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    Good stuff Spike. Been close to there many times, but never had the time to divert for a look at the place. BTW, might be an idea to post a credit for the painting, just in case of copyright problems.
     
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    #4 Poor Old Spike, Mar 13, 2013
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    Thanks for the warning mate, i haven't a clue whether it's copyrighted or not, i've posted it in other forums over the years but nobody's ever complained before, so to put your mind at rest i've deleted it.
    I've also deleted the other attachments in case they're copyrighted too..;)
     
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    RAF Grafton Underwood is 6 miles from me, RAF Deenethorpe however is 1/2 mile away.
     
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    No problem leaving the other images in place Spike, just that painting by a well-known artist, which only needs a credit.
    I don't have a problem with it, but to protect yourself and the forum, a simple note along the lines of 'Painting by XXXX' should suffice.
     
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    Unfortunately they're all gone.
     
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    Unless we can see the attachments, just close the thread.
     
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    Yeah can a mod delete this entire thread please, I can't find a delete button to do it myself.
    Sorry guys but I just don't have the time to go checking up on every pic I post to see if it's copyrighted, but you can see the Grafton Underwood pics over at the Mission4Today forum-

    Mission4Today › ForumsPro › R R Forums › Photo Galleries › WWII Aircraft Photo's › USA

    As a matter of interest, i've posted literally thousands of photos and pics at various forums over the past 11 years, and in all that time nobody has ever said "hey you can't post that, I own the copyright!", and my reading of the situation is that copyright holders will only object if somebody has hijacked their work to make money from it, which I've never ever done.
    Incidentally somebody hijacked a set of my own tactical wargaming tutorials without asking my permission and posted them in WIKI but I don't mind because he's not making money from them, otherwise I'd step in and demand my cut..:)

    PS- there's really no need for me to clutter up this site with any more of my stuff anyway as it's already freely available in full un-shrunk size at the forums below -

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    You don't really need to show copyright for every pic but we do ask that you can source the pic. I think you came here following a link I made from one of your threads on those other forums. Just something like that is fine. Or if you don't know, you can just post "source unknown". There is alot of BS on the web about copyright - who owns what and where and when. We believe if its on the net, for the most part there is no copyright, its in the public domain, i.e. the Net. But paintings and drawings as such are copyrighted, so posting a source will do.

    I'm not going to delete the thread as I think its very informative and I hope you can post the pics again.
     
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