Thursday, 25 June 2020

Mystery Photos, Yesterday's answers

q1 where in Thanet?

 q2 which Thanet car park?

 q3 two temporary homes for The Ramsgate Society, do you know where they were located?

Yesterday's answers

 Ramsgate model village The Regency in the background

Ramsgate model village Van Gogh in the background then, Churchill Tavern now.

This was when they were putting in the surface drainage pipe for the Pleasurama development about 10 years ago.  They saw what looked like a handy sluice in the side of the harbour and decided to try and get it open. It is one of the old sewage outfall pipe sluices which used to be used to flush the sewage to where Port Ramsgate is now. When they got it open the sewage came out into the harbour and eventually they got it closed again.

pretty much the same walk as yesterday evening, a bit too hot during the day and the harbour arm is close enough, still in the sun and cool enough.

Link to the photos 



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