SX4859 : Entrance to Crownhill Fort

taken 12 years ago, near to Crownhill, Plymouth, Great Britain

Entrance to Crownhill Fort
Entrance to Crownhill Fort
Crownhill fort is a Palmerston Fort built between 1864 and 1872. It was intended to be one of a number of forts protecting the Naval Dockyard from land attack by the French. Its utility was soon eclipsed by advances in gunnery. The Army held onto the fort and used it until 1983. It has now been restored as a tourist attraction.
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SX4859, 68 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 January, 2006   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 7 January, 2006
Category
Fortifications   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 487 591 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:24.7341N 4:7.8479W
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