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staggerlee15@googlemail.com - 15/12/2018 22:02:31
   
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staggerlee15@googlemail.com - 15/12/2018 22:10:40
   
RE:Foundation Work
I ssem to have posted the first post before I put any text in, and can't find a way to edit it.  
Would anyone care to comment (preferably an engineer) as to what work is being carried out to this church, and may I quote you elsewhere.
I know exactly what is being done (i worked in building control), however I am having an argument on another website, someone believes it shows evidence of a worldwide mud flood event, (yes seriously) and I am looking for confirmation from another source.  
 

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Bill Wadsworth - 16/12/2018 19:52:45
   
RE:Foundation Work
I think they are just deepening the foundation of the church because the cutting for the railway has left them perched a bit high.  I see no sign of distress in the church walls and the ground seems to standing very well in the cutting on the right hand side. Also, the men seem pretty nonchalant, as if they have no fear about the stability of the church. So, I think the ground is good and the reason for the underpinning is simply to lower the foundation level of the wall running parallel to the railway cutting.

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John Finch - 04/01/2019 15:57:39
   
RE:Foundation Work
Google is always your friend...
https://www.eng-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=418577
 


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