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ADMIRALTY PIER FORT

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The only circular armoured turret to be constructed in the late 19th century. Work on the foundations began in 1872 and the fort was completed in 1881. The guns were in place in May 1882. The fort engineer was Edward Bruce and it was designed and built by Thames Iron Works and Shipbuilding...

TWELVE ACRE BRAKE BATTERY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Twelve Acre Brake Battery, was completed in 1867 for 3 guns. The emplacements covered the section of ditch west towards Watchhouse Brake Battery. In 1888-92 it was rebuilt as Frobisher Battery, which was entirely within the older battery. It was armed with a single 12.5 inch gun to bombard...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Second World War Emergency Coastal Battery gun emplacement.

SANDSFOOT CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The remains of a Tudor artillery castle, built circa 1541. Bastion earthworks were added in around 1623, and the castle was abandoned in 1644-5. Sections of outer wall remain, the earthworks have been landscaped as public gardens. Listed and scheduled.

Concrete emplacement, North Hill, Minehead

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A WW2 bunker which may have formed part of a coast artillery battery or be associated with the tank firing range.

UPTON FORT, OSMINGTON

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Site code: 53162. Assessment carried out in advance of proposed residential development. Information from OASIS Online Form.

HURST CASTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Artillery castle built between 1541 and 1544. Centred on a 12 sided keep surrounded by a courtyard beyond which lies the outer curtain wall and 3 bastions. Added to the east and west sides of the castle are two wing batteries constructed in the 1860s and designed to house 30 heavy guns. Ea...

SEYMOUR HOUSE (GARDEN IN FRONT OF)

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Remains observed under the access road and gardens in front of Seymour House during geotechnical site investigations.

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The 19th and 20th century coastal defences on the headland at Tynemouth. During the 18th and early 19th century the walls of Tynemouth Castle (NZ 36 NE 586) were adapted for coastal gun batteries in response to threats such as French invasion attempts and the Napoleonic invasion preparatio...

NORTH BATTERY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Poorly preserved remains of a late 19th-century gun battery overlooking the North Bay. The earthworks consist of three semi-circular mounds between 0.3 and 0.6 metres high with an outer curvingscarp 0.3 metres high defining what may be the edge of a ditch. Scheduled and in guardianship.