|OSGB36 trig archive spreadsheet - IW|
|Trig Name||Original Name||New Name||EASTING||NORTHING||HEIGHT||ORDER||TYPE OF MARK||Computing Date||CLASS OF LEVELLING||Date of Levelling||LEVELLING DATUM||DESTROYED MARK INDICATOR||COMMENTS|
|Walmer Place Vane||TR26/INT79||TR26I079||637745.76||150847.74||0.000||4||VANE||01/06/1954||0||1||Dest 03/74|
There are 3 photos for this trigpoint (view album).
Is ranked joint 3885th with 114 other trigs (more).
Has a mean score of 6.00/10 (from 2 logged visits)
Was First logged: 17th Feb 2017
Has never been found intact
Was Last logged: 5th Mar 2017
Of the 2 logged visits,
1 recorded a location
The error was 0m
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5th Mar 2017 10:42 by Ant1974
FB Number: Not logged Condition: Destroyed Score: 5/10
17th Feb 2017 13:51 by pkbathrooms
Gridref: TR 37745 50847 FB Number: Not logged Condition: Destroyed Score: 7/10
Facing the beach at Walmer, Walmer Place was built in 1901 for a Dutchman, Albert Oochs, as a luxurious manor house set in 16 acres. It was bought at auction in 1909 by Agnes Marke Wood, widow of wealthy shipping merchant and banker James Marke Wood. It would be Mrs Marke Wood's principal residence until her death in 1927 when it was inherited by her daughter Rosamond. Both women appear to have spent many happy years in Walmer. They were extremely wealthy and generous in their support of local causes and amenities. The manor house set in 16 acres fell into disrepair after the second World War and was put on the market in 1958.It was sold in 1965 and the main buildings and gardens of Walmer Place demolished and replaced by today's apartment blocks.