SX1251 : Polruan Blockhouse

taken 9 months ago, near to Polruan, Cornwall, Great Britain

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Polruan Blockhouse
Polruan Blockhouse
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Built to protect a port that was the base of English Privateers during the Hundred Years War, the Polruan and Fowey Blockhouses operated as a pair and controlled a chain barrier that barred access into the harbour. Later the control of the Polruan Blockhouse by Royalist forces would lead to the surrender of a Parliamentary Army under the Earl of Essex.
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SX1251, 354 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 1233 5108 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:19.7813N 4:38.2894W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 1233 5147
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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