TQ8976 : Grain Battery, Grain, Kent

taken 8 years ago, near to Grain, Medway, Great Britain

Grain Battery, Grain, Kent
Grain Battery, Grain, Kent
Built in 1855, but modified during WW1 and WW2 to defend Chatham and London from the Germans. The tower is approximately 600m out into the River Medway. It is only accessible a couple of hours either side of low tide. There's a walkway leading out to it, It's broken up in places, and generally covered in a few inches of mud and seaweed!
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TQ8976, 76 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 January, 2010
Category
World War II defences   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 898 760 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.0901N 0:43.8742E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 894 759
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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