TA4116 : Building at Godwin Battery, Kilnsea

taken 15 years ago, near to Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Building at Godwin Battery, Kilnsea
Building at Godwin Battery, Kilnsea
This brick building is close to the cliff edge at the Sandy Beaches campsite. This was formerly part of Godwin Battery, the wartime installation whose primary purpose was to protect the Humber from attack from the air. The huge concrete bases of the gun emplacements have already been washed into the sea and can be seen on the beach below. The rapid rate of coastal erosion here means this building may soon be consumed by the sea.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 August, 2002   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 4 January, 2006
Category
Military buildings (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 417 161 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:37.3361N 0:8.4592E
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