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Wed Apr 13, 2011 at 10:08am

101 Things You Never Knew About Whilton Marina - Blog 2/101

The late Sir Stanley Unwin (a famous comedian from Long Buckby in Northamptonshire) lowered the flag to enable the start of the construction of Whilton Marina.  Over 125,000 tons of earth was moved, excavating to a depth of 30ft over an area of six acres!

For more information about the life of Sir Stanley Unwin click here.

 

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