SY6973 : High-angle gun emplacements facing east at the Verne Battery

taken 13 years ago, near to Fortuneswell, Dorset, Great Britain

High-angle gun emplacements facing east at the Verne Battery
High-angle gun emplacements facing east at the Verne Battery
These gun pits were added to the battery in 1898. The guns would be hidden from view and were designed to provide long-range plunging fire to keep enemy battleships on the move and possibly cause damage from above.
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Sunday, 13 February, 2005   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 9 July, 2005
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Scheduled Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 69 73 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 50:33.6271N 2:25.9172W
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