2010

SX8750 : Bayard's Cove Quay

taken 14 years ago, near to Dartmouth, Devon, England

Bayard's Cove Quay
Bayard's Cove Quay
Looking out from Bayard's Cove Castle.
Bayard's Cove Fort

The English Heritage notice states that Bayard's Cove Fort is a single storey artillery fort built before 1534 to protect the harbour by Dartmouth Corporation. It has gun ports at ground level and a ruined stair leading to the wall walk. The fort was ideally sited to command the estuary at its narrowest point.

The fort was never used in anger.


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Category: Fort
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY, 2010 Groupings: · PoTY 2010 - Weekly Hall of Fame Automatic Clusters: · Looking [15] · Bayard's Cove Castle [13] Other Photos: · Looking in to Bayard's Cove Fort · Bayards Cove Castle, Dartmouth ·
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SX8750, 184 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Robin Drayton   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 26 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 May, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 878 509 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:20.8708N 3:34.6487W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 878 509
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