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DARNET FORT

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

Fort, completed in 1872, consisting of a circular casemated battery armed with eight 9-inch, and three 7-inch guns. One of a pair of batteries on the Medway Channel, the other one being Hoo Fort, providing an inner line of defence for the approaches to Chatham naval dockyard. The fort was...

KINCRAIG BATTERY

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

Alternative Name(s): FORTH DEFENCES; EARLSFERRY; KINGCRAIG POINT; KINCRAIG HILL; CRAIG HEUGH

FORTH DEFENCES, MIDDLE, INCHMICKERY BATTERY, 12-POUNDER AND 4-INCH GUN EMPLACEMENTS.

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

Alternative Name(s): FORTH DEFENCES; WORLD WAR IPossible instance of: ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY

BLACKNEUK CRAIGS

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

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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...

BURRAY, NORTHFIELD BATTERY

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

Alternative Name(s): AYRESDALE

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

Second World War battery observation post, east of Kingswear Castle, comprising a two storey square structure with a double entrance. It has been restored by the Landmark Trust and is now used as holiday accommodation. Wills Gazetteer gives NGR as SX 891 503.(2)

WOOLPACK POINT BATTERY

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

The remains of a Royalist Civil War battery at Woolpack Point, one of the major angles in the coastline of The Garrison. Constructed between 1642-46, the battery is defined by the remains of curving banks, up to 1.3 metres high and 20-28 metres in external diameter, with traces of an outer...

STEVAL POINT BATTERY

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

The remains of a Civil War battery at Steval Point, one of the major angles in The Garrison coastline. Constructed between 1642-46, it is defined by the remains of curving banks, up to 1.3 metres high and 20-28 metres in external diameter, with traces of an outer facing of slabs. Associate...

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

Battery Observation Post, built during World War II for the Spurn Point batteries. Plotted from aerial photograph, but now totally destroyed.