TQ5273 : Dartford Heath

taken 12 years ago, near to Wilmington, Kent, Great Britain

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Dartford Heath
Dartford Heath
It may look undisturbed, and is effectively common land now, but the presence of several overgrown concrete roads on this part of the heath is a reminder of previous use as a site for Anti Aircraft guns in WW2. Dave Larcombe of Tiverton recalls a high wire fence around it and concrete ammo bunkers within, in the 1950s. Most of the site disappeared when they built the A2 bypass.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 16 July, 2006
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Heathland > Heathland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 522 730 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.1336N 0:11.2955E
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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