I've always been puzzled by the meanings of the letters carved into the sandstone at either end of the Magazines by Vale Park.
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"To HWM" might seem obvious, but it is a lot higher than the high water mark. We have WD (War Department) with its 'Crows Foot' mark, twice, and a number.
The wall is at the bottom of Magazine Lane, near the prom. The small stone in the pavement is at the southern end of the Magazines, in Magazine Brow.
Can anyone explain the markings for me, please?