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Author Topic: Air Raid Shelter, Ellington Girls School, Ramsgate  (Read 2034 times)

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Offline unclebulgaria

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Re: Air Raid Shelter, Ellington Girls School, Ramsgate
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2015, 09:38:58 »
Here are a few pics from inside, I was lucky enough to explored it before it was sealed.
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Air Raid Shelter, Ellington Girls School, Ramsgate
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2015, 21:04:51 »
The underground shelter is thought to date to the end of the First World War and saw extensive use during the second. It was discovered in April 2010 after the school had been demolished to make way for a housing development. The shelter has now been resealed.
More, with plan and notes on the graffiti, in the Kent Archaeological Society Newsletter, Winter 2010 @ http://www.kentarchaeology.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/newsletter/KAS-Newsletter-Winter-2010.pdf 2.6 MB.
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