SS1244 : Lundy at the Battery 2

taken 22 years ago, near to Battery Point [other Features], Devon, Great Britain

Lundy at the Battery 2
Lundy at the Battery 2
This is the Battery, on Lundy's west coast. Two cannons were sited here, along with the gunners and their families. When fog descended, the cannons were fired at 10-minute intervals as a warning to shipping in the area. These were necessary as in fog the Old Light was set too high up on the island to be of any use. Time taken not available.
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SS1244, 26 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
September 1997   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Islands  Derelict, Disused  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Place (from Tags)
Lundy  Lundy Island  Lundy Battery  Lundy Battery Point  Battery Point 
Primary Subject of Photo
Fog Horn 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 1279 4487 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.3408N 4:40.7645W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 1277 4485
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Bristol Channel  Fog Warning Cannons  Fog Warning  Cannons  Landmark Trust  National Trust  Holiday Accommodation 

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