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Structural Integrity

By dark_lord  
Suitably quirky for Silly Sunday.
The Book Palace shop on the corner of Palace Street and King street, part of the King's Mile, Canterbury.
The quote above the entrance says "...a very old house bulging out over the road...leaning, forward, trying to see who was passing on the narrow pavement below..." Charles Dickens, 1849.

Thank you for your comments and votes on Alaria, and to Frank (madeinbrooklyn) for his UA.

Tags: Building Kent Wooden Architecture Canterbury Shop Timber Bookshop Silly Sunday

Voters: sweetpea62, dales, VincentChristopher and 36 more

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Comments


9 May 2021 10:47PM
Excellent find the building does look quaint...Lin
dales Plus
5 13 Australia
9 May 2021 10:48PM
Where will this end over time !! Great shot KeithSmile
Ian
mac Plus
19 12 Scotland
9 May 2021 11:41PM
Quite a find, Keith. Is the house of the Crooked Man?

"There was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile.
He found a crooked sixpence upon a crooked stile.
He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse,
And they all lived together in a little crooked house"
Ian
10 May 2021 1:26AM
"lean on me, when you're not strong ..." But in this case, there is only so much you can ask. Looks as if the
upper storey's are straight enough but the lower guy just has too much on his old shoulders. I'm surprised it's not been condemned.

10 May 2021 6:15AM
Fantastic shot, great building wonderfully captured.
Tony
Reminds me of a layer cake I made once. It didn't end well. Nice capture.
saltireblue Plus
11 11.9k 75 Norway
10 May 2021 7:47AM
The ground floor is leaning - very appropriately - like the books on a book shelf when one is removed...
RonDM Plus
6 109 United Kingdom
10 May 2021 10:14AM
Great capture shows off the flaws (or should that be floors!) of the build well

Ron
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
10 May 2021 12:25PM
Lovely shot Keith. I've been in there, and I bought a book Smile.
That’s a fabulous shot. What an amazing building.

Karen
Mike_Smith Plus
13 774 2 United Kingdom
10 May 2021 8:49PM
Cracking capture this Keith, as a joiner I wouldn’t fancy installing new windows in that building. For a start the level would be thrown back in the toolbox lol
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
12 May 2021 9:54AM
How it's still standing up I'll never know...
What a great find Keith !! Isabel GrinGrinGrinGrin

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