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Mystery buildings on Tate's Ridge [c.1949- ]
The Maclehose Trail leaves Fei Ngo Shan Road just after the junction with Jats Incline, and heads north over Tate's Ridge. Near the top of the ridge, on the north and south slopes, there are the floors and foundations of buildings.
There's only one building still standing on the south side - the British knew how to build a sturdy loo!
The foundations on the north look like they were for larger buildings, but the buildings themselves are all gone - they were probably wooden huts on concrete floors.
Also on the north side we can see this retaining wall, and steps up between the levels.
The remains of a cast-iron drain pipe.
The fact that the wall is made from stone not concrete makes me think the buildings probably date back to the early 20th century. Jats Incline dates to 1907:
So maybe these buildings were built around the same time?
Can anyone confirm when they were built, and what they were used for?