NT1883 : Monks' Cave

near to Aberdour, Fife, Great Britain

Monks' Cave
Monks' Cave
The Fife Coast once bristled with guns, ever ready against the threat of invasion or attack from the sea. Monk's Cave was one of those fortifications/gun batteries built in readiness for an attack. Here are three gun emplacements.

Also known as Charles Hill Coastal Artillery Battery LinkExternal link

Mortimer's Deep and Inchcolm Island behind.

Islands of the Forth :LinkExternal link
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Thursday, 25 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Thursday, 25 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 186 838 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:2.4080N 3:18.4860W
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