SS8948 : Gun emplacement on Bossington Beach

taken 7 years ago, near to Bossington, Somerset, Great Britain

Gun emplacement on Bossington Beach
Gun emplacement on Bossington Beach
This is on top of the shingle back that forms the protection of the marshland from the sea. During WWII a lot of defensive points were placed along Bossington Beach as it would have been an inviting landing point for any enemy craft coming up the Bristol Channel. This one, at least, still remains.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 25 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Place (from Tags)
Bossington Beach  Bristol Channel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 8913 4840 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.4395N 3:35.3439W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 8916 4835
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Gun Emplacement  WWII  Enemy Craft  Landing  Shingle 

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