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Re: Spit of Grain Tower
« Reply #29 on: October 14, 2010, 13:17:43 »
At work last night I was talking to a chap who lives in Grain. He remembers as a kid a tunnel that went from the fort to the tower. They used to run along it... He said it was closed off years ago. Anyone know of this? 

He has some plans of the fort that he will try and bring in tonight... 

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« Reply #28 on: August 30, 2010, 14:52:24 »
After visiting Grain tower I was wondering about the statement in the photo "Please keep in line" It was written between some yellow foot prints. I imagine it was something to do with the loading of ammunitions to the tower....


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« Reply #27 on: June 03, 2010, 00:23:57 »

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« Reply #26 on: May 29, 2010, 17:43:32 »

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« Reply #25 on: May 27, 2010, 09:40:59 »

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« Reply #24 on: May 23, 2010, 20:50:45 »

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« Reply #23 on: May 14, 2010, 20:54:50 »
On 23rd May 1867 it was reported in The Times that a little girl by the name of Marie Eugenie died at "Graine Tower", she was the daughter of Captain E. F. S. Lloyd of the Royal Engineers.  I wonder how and whether she was buried in Grain...

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« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2010, 20:20:39 »
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« Reply #21 on: April 27, 2010, 11:11:43 »
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« Reply #20 on: April 20, 2010, 11:42:04 »
This is what you call teasing  :)

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« Reply #19 on: April 15, 2010, 11:30:07 »
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« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2010, 12:07:31 »
Thought I was going to get a similar shot last year, coming back on easyjet from Krakow, routing nicely along  Thanet coast, moved out along the Sheppey coast, Tower in the distance, camera ready, and then the pilot turned on a sixpence straight south over Bartons Point and flew down to Ashford, turned again and ran along the coast to Eastbourne and then  turned to Gatwick. Missed the tower, the wreck and our home. Had a good mind to write and complain  :)

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« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2010, 11:44:19 »
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« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2010, 11:18:25 »
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« Reply #15 on: March 20, 2010, 21:16:10 »
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