Deal Time Ball Tower 7

Deal Time Ball Tower 7 - ON MY TRAVELS
The Time Ball Tower was originally built as one of a chain of semaphore towers which enabled naval ports and ships to communicate with London. The locations of others can often be detected by place names such as Telegraph Hill, Telegraph Farm, etc. In 1855 the building was converted to the Time Ball Tower so that ships anchored in the Downs, the sheltered area of water inside the Goodwin Sands, could set their chronometers. At 12.55 the ball was raised half way, at 12.58 full way and at 1 pm it was dropped. The Tower is now a museum of time and telegraphy.
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Deal Kings Head 8


Whitstable Harbour Kent 1
Margate Charles Dickens house 2
Margate sea front 3
Margate beach hut 4
Deal Kent 5
Deal Pier 6
Deal Kings Head 8
Deal Kent 9
Deal Kent 10
Canterbury Cathedral 11
Dungness Beach 12
Dover Castle 13
White Cliffs Dover 14
Eastbourne Pier 15
Beachy Head Sussex 16

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