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Offline grandarog

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9645 on: Today at 10:48:16 AM »
Looks like a sand or gravel pit for a brickfield.

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9644 on: Today at 10:47:15 AM »
Is it something to do with the super heavy gun batteries on the  Martin Mill light railway?

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9643 on: Today at 10:24:37 AM »
A map one this time.  An interesting bit of trackwork, but what for and where?  BTW, don't get confused by the "93 10.008", it is not a height.

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9642 on: Today at 12:59:04 AM »
You have it MartinR. Looking at early aerial shots, I get the impression that this warehouse was part of the Ragstone Quarry workings.  Perhaps another member can confirm?

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9641 on: February 20, 2024, 09:19:16 PM »
Oh naughty.  It's not in The Quarries, but just around the corner in Old Tree Lane!

Location info:
  • Nat Grid:                   TQ 77568 51607
  • Nearest Post Code:   ME17 4NQ
  • Co-ords (WGS84):     51°14'10"N,000°32'32"E or 51.23601,0.54220

As an aside, some time ago I explained the reason for the "WGS84" annotation for the co-ordinates.  I had a quick look at the earlier OSGB36 standard for the warehouse, and it differed from the WGS84 by about 1/10 mile, say 180 yards.  Enough to put it in the next field.

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9640 on: February 20, 2024, 08:35:46 PM »
The Quarries, Boughton Monchelsea ?

That's the road - now, to find the warehouse.  Shouldn't be difficult.

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9639 on: February 20, 2024, 08:07:52 PM »
The Quarries, Boughton Monchelsea ?

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9638 on: February 20, 2024, 05:34:08 PM »
quarry?

Yes - also a clue to the road that leads toward this warehouse.

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9637 on: February 20, 2024, 04:14:03 PM »
quarry?

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9636 on: February 20, 2024, 12:13:52 PM »
Clue: Rockery

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9635 on: February 20, 2024, 12:12:22 PM »
Would the area that has been filled in and built upon have been a mill pond?
Much bigger and deeper than a mill pond.

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9634 on: February 20, 2024, 11:56:01 AM »
Well, I have found it at last, clues essential!

However, I have Man Flu, so will let someone else carry on while I go back to groaning on the sofa :-\
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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9633 on: February 19, 2024, 10:59:15 PM »
Would the area that has been filled in and built upon have been a mill pond?

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9632 on: February 19, 2024, 10:47:33 PM »
A road that heads toward this warehouse is named after what was here previously.

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Re: Guess the Place
« Reply #9631 on: February 19, 2024, 05:10:58 PM »
An adjacent area has been filled in and part built on.