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Identification Longshot and Talking Point 711


Brumas
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Good Evening All.

I shall leave this GENUINE UNIDENTIFIED POSTCARD for the night shift cos’ I’m turning in soon. It is not in good shape and the back is even worse.

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Taff™

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It looks like an estuary to me. There's not an obvious dock but what looks like a slipway in between the buildings towards the right. Now I can't think of anywhere in the UK where this would happen - our tidal waters would flood straight up that street.

Rick'scafe - pylons don't just carry electricity. I perhaps should have used the term "mast"!

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Woolwell

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Could be high water but I'm not sure it is tidal.

Quite a sturdy fence around the house on the left.

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Aitchbee

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I would hazard a guess at Holland...the spire of the Church looks foreign, and also think we are looking at a wide river bend.

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Nontek

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Isle of Wight - perhaps Parkhurst?

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Woolwell

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I thought of the Isle of Wight but it doesn't match.

The church spire is very British.

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Taff™

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I keep comng back to this one, especially after IOW was mentioned but there's only one place on the Medina where that could have been and as woolwell says not a good match. My summary is this:

We have a fairly central church with a classic spire within a few hundred yards of the water. A large house with grounds at the top left. Possibly a stonemasons on the waters edge bottom left. (Makes sense for importing the stone and marble, hence the resolute fencing!) We also appear to have a cemetery just in front of the monument or folly on the high point above the vista.

A slipway running into the water just off the mainstreet. Now here's the biggest clue as I see it. Look closely at the building to the right of the slipway and it's roof. Two large circular caps on a flat roof, a tiered stern and an arched cabin at the squared prow at the front (Right). No windows to the side facing us.

This looks typically art deco in design. The overhang onto the street and the flaps to their sides might even suggest a cinema or theatre.

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Woolwell

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Agree with everything except the stonemason. Looks more like the Governor's house.

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Al94

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It's Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh

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amonra

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The tall white buildings with the radio mast look very much like a Gendarmerie in France. BUT, the rest of the buildings dont quite have that "French" look, although the French do have a habit of building right up to the edge of canals and rivers. Could be northern France, Belgium ???

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Al94

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Police email training Depot on left, Coles Monument in background

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