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Beach of North Point c 1910

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Beach of North Point c 1910
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text on Flickr: Old North Point, tram track can be seen along the long gone beach.

 

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Saturday, January 1, 1910

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Hi Klaus,

We shouldn't be able to see Kornhill from here. It would be out of sight beyond the ridge in the distance, and off to the right.

Instead, I think the building is on the ridge leading north from Braemar Hill down to the sea. Old maps (eg map 1913.1) show there was a police station on the hillside there, so I wonder if that's what the building was?

Regards, David

Hi David,

after checking the old map I think you're right. I thought the comment on Flickr was correct, but obviously it wasn`t - I will remove the place. I'm only wondering of the size of the building; it seems quite big for a police station.  

Regards, Klaus