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The Old Dock House at Sharpness

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The Old Dock House at Sharpness and its Occupants by Hugh Conway-Jones

This was the Harbour Master House and was built substantially as it stands today in 1853. Unoccupied since the late 1980s it was restored by the Severn Area Rescue Association in 1996 for use as their Sharpness base.

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The Old Dock House in 1996 following restoration