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Inside the Memorial

Due to possible damage due to the storm and the high winds it was possible to access the inside of the war memorial down on Southsea seafront the other day. I always though it was a solid structure but it turns out it is hollow with sunken foundations and access to the top. From the plaque inside, it looks like the ladder is for maintenance if there is a lightning strike (the top of the memorial has a huge copper globe).

No disrespect was meant by taking a very brief look inside, just architectural curiosity and finding out something not commonly known about a Southsea landmark.

Ladder Up

Plaque

Down

Outside


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  1. Pudding Snack!

    19 November

    Nice!

    I always thought it was one solid structure. Will look at it differently from now on.

  2. Martin

    19 November

    Lovely stuff

  3. Jim

    21 March

    Nice, never seen this one before. Could almost make it on this website –

    http://www.28dayslater.co.uk/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=3

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