SX5156 : Efford Emplacement

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Crownhill, Plymouth, Great Britain

Efford Emplacement
Efford Emplacement
"Efford Emplacement to the south of Efford Fort survives in the form of an earthwork rampart topped by three earthen traverses, each of which held two guns. It was an open earthwork battery sited across a small valley between Efford Fort and Laira Battery, facing due east and commanding the chicane approach to the sally port over which it is built. Built in 1869 to mount 4 64-pounders, it was later armed with six 8-inch rifled muzzle-loaders. Much of it is now covered over and infilled. " LinkExternal link , with spelling amended. This is the tunnel shown in SX5156 : Tunnel, Crabtree.
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Date Taken
Friday, 2 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 October, 2009
Category
Gun emplacement   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5137 5639 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:23.3137N 4:5.5304W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5135 5639
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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