TQ6974 : Foreshore in front of Shornmead Fort

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Church Street, Kent, Great Britain

Foreshore in front of Shornmead Fort
Foreshore in front of Shornmead Fort
The foreground platform may be part of the 'embarkation hard to support D-day' that is reported to have been built, there are certainly traces here of further features that seem to have been demolished. However, it appears on a Kent County Council aerial view dated by Google Earth as 1/1/1940 (dubious) with some sort of very narrow jetty or boom extending out from it and a well-used track up to it. The latest Shornmead Light is in view, with some way beyond, the base of its predecessor. It beams white and red sectors upriver.
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TQ6974, 80 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 27 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Coastal  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6924 7487 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.8517N 0:26.0445E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 69081 74808
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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