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Tide gauge house

Tide gauge house Tide gauge house
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Tide gauge house
It was vital for the correct operation of the lock that the men on duty knew the exact state of the tide. This building housed a tide gauge that indicated the height of water in the river.

Site: Tide gauge house (1 memorial)

SE16, Princes Court

Credit for this entry to: John Hartley

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Tide gauge house

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London Docklands Development Corporation

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