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Robin Knight was here! Clearout reveals names etched into wall at fisherman’s cottages in Lowestoft

PUBLISHED: 17:22 15 July 2017 | UPDATED: 17:32 15 July 2017

Duncan Adams unearthed some intriguing graffiti on the walls of the fisherman's cottages beneath his shop. Photo: Thomas Chapman

Duncan Adams unearthed some intriguing graffiti on the walls of the fisherman's cottages beneath his shop. Photo: Thomas Chapman

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Graffiti dating back half a century has been uncovered during a clearout at Victorian fisherman’s cottages in Lowestoft.

Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman

Duncan Adams, who runs Dunx Cycles, was tidying out his basement to make space for stock when he made the discovery.

He stumbled upon a wall covered in old graffiti and engravings, including several names and dates.

Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman

Some of the messages date as far back as the 1950s.

Do you recognise any of these names? Please let us know in the comments below.

Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman

Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman

Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman

Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman

Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman Old graffiti found on a basement wall in Dunx Cycles in Lowestoft. Photo: Thomas Chapman

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