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Explore #110: HMS Ganges Swimming Pool, Shotley, Suffolk – November 2014

After my epic last report from the Underwater Ballroom, my next two reports are much briefer affairs I’m afraid. The reason for this is that I somehow managed to accidentally delete all bar a couple of my photos from this and the next explore – gutted! Still, at least they were relatively small explores, and not ones from another country. History The name HMS Ganges came into service in 1779 when 3 vessels were presented to the navy by the…

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Explore #109: The Underwater Ballroom / Victorian Folly, Witley Park, Surrey – some time in 2014…

And now for something just a little bit special… Please sit back, relax, and learn of the truly incomparable ‘Witley Wonder’ – a Victorian folly built beneath a lake by an eccentric millionaire… *** IMPORTANT: Please note that Witley Park is now occupied and in private ownership, and should therefore not be visited without the owner’s express prior permission. *** History (abridged, compiled and rewritten at great length from a number of source articles here, here, here, here, here, here, and…

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Explore #40a(revisit): Cambridge Military Hospital (x-ray wards and main hospital), Aldershot, Hampshire – October 2014

I had unfinished business at this large site, after my first visit to CMH in March 2014 ended with being busted after I had only explored the maternity wards. History The Cambridge Military Hospital, built by Messrs Martin Wells and Co. of Aldershot, was located at Stanhope Lines. It was named after Prince George, Duke of Cambridge and opened on 18 July 1879. In the First World War, the Cambridge Hospital was the first base hospital to receive casualties directly…

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