TQ6976 : Coalhouse Fort

near to East Tilbury, Thurrock, Great Britain

Coalhouse Fort
Coalhouse Fort
One of TQ6975 : Palmerston's Follies a Fort built in 1874. It was used by the army until 1962 when ownership passed to Thurrock Council. The gun turrets are of WW2 vintage. The fort is open one Sunday a month in the summer and is the home of a military museum run by unpaid volunteers. Its twin south of the river can be seen at TQ6974 : Shornmeade Fort
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Saturday, 13 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Monday, 15 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 691 768 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.8945N 0:25.9790E
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