TQ7568 : Chatham Dockyard Main Gate

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

Chatham Dockyard Main Gate
Chatham Dockyard Main Gate
The main gatehouse into the historic dockyard, off Dock Road, Chatham. It was built in 1722 and the Royal Coat of Arms above the arch is that of George III. A large muzzle-loader cannon, probably a 32 pounder, has been buried breech-down as a bollard to protect the corner brickwork. (The photograph does not show the companion cannon-bollard on the left side of the arch)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7588 6888 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.5020N 0:31.5936E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7588 6886
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