1812 or 1872?

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1812 or 1872?

Postby bmht » Sat Apr 26, 2008 3:16 pm

Have just discovered this stone on site, fits the building into this period and if its 1812 the earliest recorded date so far! Ties in with the French Napoleonic POW associations with the site nicely.
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Postby Mark P. » Sat Apr 26, 2008 3:41 pm

I think it looks like 1872, the third figure looks different to the first.
If they where both 'ones' I think they would look more similar.


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Postby Ariarnia » Sat Apr 26, 2008 4:21 pm

Saying that, the letters above it all look fairly irregular.



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Postby frances » Wed May 13, 2009 11:45 pm

Looks like 1852 to me. Do you have someone who is partially sighted and used to working things out with the tips of their fingers?



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Postby Theotherone » Wed May 13, 2009 11:52 pm

Personally I'd say E D J Davies 1872.


Because there would have to be three of them.

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Postby nutmeg_bec » Tue May 26, 2009 7:53 pm

Yep, 1872, the gap size between 8 and 2 implies that for me... maybe a tad simple? I don't know...




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