TA3406 : Haile Sand Fort (aerial)

taken 5 years ago, 4 km from Humberston, North East Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Haile Sand Fort  (aerial)
Haile Sand Fort (aerial)
Photos TA3406 : Haile Sand Fort at low tide and TA3406 : Haile Sand Fort and Spurn Head, showing the fort at low tide are interesting, since until recently it was often possible to walk out to the fort at low tide. Don't try this now, there is a channel of deep water in the way!!
The fort was built, along with its companion Bull Sand Fort, in 1915-18 to guard the mouth of the Humber with submarine nets and two 6 inch guns.
More recent plans to turn it into a prison seem to have fallen through.
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 348 061 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:32.1030N 0:2.0199E
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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