TR0162 : Walls on the Gravel works Ham Road Faversham

taken 4 years ago, near to Oare, Kent, Great Britain

Walls on the Gravel works Ham Road Faversham
Walls on the Gravel works Ham Road Faversham
2 Odd concrete walls at 90 degrees to each other one small and straight and one much larger with a 90 return off a canted long section.
Use unknown but I only know of 3 uses for such walls.
1 Sound mirrors like the ones on Dungeness. But they point in the wrong direction?
2 Assault Course walls.
3 Blast Walls.

A Fellow member has supplied the following information. The concrete walls are blast walls associated with buildings of Marsh Mills, a powder mills apparently established on this site in the late 19th century. Maps of this era and a little later show the buildings connected by what appears to be a canal system, with no roads. So the explosives were moved very gently by small boats. The water would be handy for firefighting as well.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Sunday, 6 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Quarrying, Mining  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0150 6285 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:19.7423N 0:53.4549E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 0123 6325
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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