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Bonkers Blog November 2015

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5 November (Part 1) - Not the only clock up

Sidcup Place Sidcup PlaceBexleyheath’s clock may have been wrong for the past ten days but its counterpart in Sidcup has, as the old joke goes, been right twice a day.

It is affixed to the old council offices in Sidcup Place and Bexley council has not bothered to maintain it since they vacated the premises in, well I forget, but several years ago.

It has an interesting history as the plaque makes clear. Generous Mr. Jackson, born in 1832 or 1833, must be spinning gently while his clock isn’t.

 

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