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Author Topic: Langhorne Gardens, Fokestone 1891  (Read 2096 times)

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Offline Paolo

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Re: Langhorne Gardens, Fokestone 1891
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2014, 17:37:41 »
Looks like one of the chimneys has toppled right the way through the building,  which I don't think was that old at the time.

Strangely enough, exactly the same thing happened in the 1987 hurricane!  These buildings are very exposed to south-westerlies.

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Langhorne Gardens, Fokestone 1891
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2014, 16:38:40 »
Interior of house in Langhorne Gardens.


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