Monday, 6 July 2015

1332 : Sienna In Grimsby


You can almost imagine the conversation between the town aldermen when the subject of the new docks first took place some 150 years ago. "We can use a new-fangled hydraulic system to open the lock gates and power the cranes". "Aye, but you'll need a bloody big tower to get a sufficient head of water" "Well, let's build one, and while we're at it lets model it on Siena Town Hall!"

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