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Offline cliveh

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Re: Upper School?
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2011, 08:51:04 »
Thanks guys for putting me right on this. Did it have any other use after the perimeter wall was moved or was it just a residence?

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Re: Upper School?
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2011, 08:36:35 »
Merc is right on South Tower. The Upper School was almost next to it just to the south and was demolished after the dockyard closed. I understand Sailfield Court now stands on the site.

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Re: Upper School?
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2011, 22:46:11 »
This is the "South Tower House" i believe. Built in the early 18th century, the north and south guardtowers and the old perimeter wall protected the dockyard at that time. Later expansion of the yard moved the boundary.

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South Tower House ( was Upper School?)
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2011, 12:50:06 »
I stand to be corrected on this one as I can't remember exactly where I was when I took it but I think this was the Upper School, located at the rear of the Sail & Colour Loft, where the Dockyard Apprentices received their education. I'm not sure where the bricked up archway led to:



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