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Sunken cliff near Folkestone Harbour

Date

1785

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Landscape showing a cliff near Folkestone Church which has subsided, creating a fissure and raising up ground near to the beach. Part of the town and harbour of Folkestone is visible in the distance, with sailing vessels at sea and at anchor. Plate 4 from the paper “An account of a subsidence of the ground near Folkestone, on the coast of Kent, In a letter from the Rev. John Lyon, M.A. to Edward King...with remarks” by Edward King and John Lyon, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.76 (1786), pp.220-228.

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The Parish Church of St Mary & St Eanswythe, Folkestone, Kent, England

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