TR0779 : Red Sand Towers

taken 16 years ago, 10 km from Warden, Kent, Great Britain

Red Sand Towers
Red Sand Towers
Red Sand Towers, 10 miles East of Southend Pier, in the middle of the Thames Estuary, were erected in 1943 to defend London from German bombing raids and to help fight off a sea-borne invasion from occupied France. Another similar Fortress "Shivering Sand Towers" exists 4 miles further out.
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TR0779, 33 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 June, 2001   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 February, 2006
Category
Fortifications   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 07756 79630 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.6478N 0:59.4241E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 079 796
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