TQ7587 : Gun Emplacement near Bowers Hall

taken 12 years ago, near to Bowers Gifford, Essex, Great Britain

Gun Emplacement near Bowers Hall
Gun Emplacement near Bowers Hall
This gun emplacement seems inordinately large to protect the LT&S Railway. The River Thames is 5km away and there is nothing in between but marshes, one can only speculate why one would need a brick built blockhouse to protect what in the 1940s would have been close to the middle of nowhere. Further information received from a visitor to the page reveals this bunker was part of the GHQ line see LinkExternal link
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TQ7587, 69 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 October, 2005   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 15 October, 2005
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Wartime relics   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 752 874 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.4963N 0:31.5584E
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