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ND3792 : Flotta: wartime lookout on Stanger Head by Chris Downer Flotta: wartime lookout on Stanger Head by Chris Downer
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Flotta is peppered with wartime relics as it was an important strategic location... (more)
TF2009 : World War ll Pill Box by Richard Carter World War ll Pill Box by Richard Carter
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Old WW2 pill box near Newborough
SZ1396 : Hurn: a tree growing out of some concrete remnants by Chris Downer Hurn: a tree growing out of some concrete remnants by Chris Downer
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The slopes of Ramsdown Plantation are peppered with old wartime remains, of... (more)
SU9256 : Cylinder and pillbox by Bill Nicholls Cylinder and pillbox by Bill Nicholls
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These anti-tank cylinders would have been used in conjunction with the... (more)
TA0685 : Knipe Point or Osgodby Point by Pauline E Knipe Point or Osgodby Point by Pauline E
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Viewed from the old wartime defences which have tumbled onto the beach.
SY2389 : In defence of the realm by Anthony Vosper In defence of the realm by Anthony Vosper
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Over grown and unnoticed part of Beer's wartime defences.
TR3241 : Dover: the castle keep from the southeast by Chris Downer Dover: the castle keep from the southeast by Chris Downer
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Looking along the northeast edge of the castle complex - the 11th-century keep... (more)
SN6311 : Interior of Pillbox on Argoed Road by Nigel Davies Interior of Pillbox on Argoed Road by Nigel Davies
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This is a view in through the front slit towards the largely blocked door at the... (more)
SN6311 : West side of Pillbox on Argoed Road by Nigel Davies West side of Pillbox on Argoed Road by Nigel Davies
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SN6311 : Pillbox Entrance on Argoed Road by Nigel Davies Pillbox Entrance on Argoed Road by Nigel Davies
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This is a view of the door at the back of the pillbox immediately adjacent to the road.
SN6311 : Front of Pillbox on Argoed Road by Nigel Davies Front of Pillbox on Argoed Road by Nigel Davies
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This view is uphill towards the front of the box. Argoed Road is immediately... (more)
SY8080 : Remains of pillbox overlooking Man o' War Cove by Phil Champion Remains of pillbox overlooking Man o' War Cove by Phil Champion
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This pillbox would have been well positioned to bring down fire on enemy forces... (more)
TR3241 : Dover: Eastern Docks entrance from the WWII lookout by Chris Downer Dover: Eastern Docks entrance from the WWII lookout by Chris Downer
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Looking from the World War II buildings in the castle complex, which are set up... (more)
ND3792 : Flotta: the old signal station from the rear by Chris Downer Flotta: the old signal station from the rear by Chris Downer
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Another view of ND3792 : Flotta: old signal station at Stanger Head from across a pond of water, possibly natural but... (more)
ND3792 : Flotta:  old signal station at Stanger Head by Chris Downer Flotta: old signal station at Stanger Head by Chris Downer
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The former Naval signal station stands as a brash ruin above the disused quarry... (more)
ND3792 : Flotta: looking out from a lookout on Stanger Head by Chris Downer Flotta: looking out from a lookout on Stanger Head by Chris Downer
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NJ1167 : Wartime Defence System by Mary and Angus Hogg Wartime Defence System by Mary and Angus Hogg
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Anti-tank blocks and a pillbox at Burghead Bay from the Second World War.
SH6113 : Dragon's teeth, Fairbourne by E Gammie Dragon's teeth, Fairbourne by E Gammie
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Category: Wartime relics
The promenade, tank traps, shingle and sand on the Ro Wen spit at the mouth of... (more)
SH6112 : Type 24 pillbox on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion Type 24 pillbox on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion
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A brick built pillbox set into a long line of anti tank blocks at the top of the... (more)
SH6112 : Interior of a pillbox on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion Interior of a pillbox on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion
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A brick built pillbox set into a long line of anti tank blocks at the top of the... (more)
SH6112 : Type 24 pillbox on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion Type 24 pillbox on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion
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A brick built pillbox set into a long line of anti tank blocks at the top of the... (more)
SH6112 : Anti-tank blocks on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion Anti-tank blocks on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion
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A well preserved line of concrete blocks run along the top of the beach.... (more)
SH6112 : Anti-tank blocks on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion Anti-tank blocks on the beach at Fairbourne by Phil Champion
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A well preserved line of concrete blocks run along the top of the beach.... (more)
NO6208 : Pillbox, Crail Airfield by Alan O'Dowd Pillbox, Crail Airfield by Alan O'Dowd
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A military defence building covering a vulnerable point in the coastal defences... (more)
HU4840 : World War II Defences, The Knab by David Dixon World War II Defences, The Knab by David Dixon
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This concrete structure, now a roosting site for seabirds, is the remains of a... (more)
NC0232 : Wartime Remains at Rhubha Stoer by Mary and Angus Hogg Wartime Remains at Rhubha Stoer by Mary and Angus Hogg
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There's little left to see now of the former RAF radar station at Raffin.... (more)
SU9256 : Moss-covered cylinder by Bill Nicholls Moss-covered cylinder by Bill Nicholls
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Another little surprise was finding a moss-covered anti-tank cylinder behind the pillbox.
SU9256 : The top of the block by Bill Nicholls The top of the block by Bill Nicholls
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This would have been the top of the roadblock at Curzon Bridge; I might add that... (more)
SU9256 : A better view by Bill Nicholls A better view by Bill Nicholls
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This gives a better view and more of an idea as to what the dragon's tooth... (more)
SU9256 : And better still by Bill Nicholls And better still by Bill Nicholls
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Took me a few moments to realise that this was a dragon's tooth which had... (more)
SU9256 : On its side by Bill Nicholls On its side by Bill Nicholls
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Day got better as well finding this roadblock which had been pushed over on its side.
SU9256 : Position of the tooth by Bill Nicholls Position of the tooth by Bill Nicholls
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Not sure if it was here originally but there would have been a whole lot of them... (more)
SU9256 : A lonely tooth by Bill Nicholls A lonely tooth by Bill Nicholls
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A lonely dragon's tooth left over from the Second World War sits beside the... (more)
SU5266 : The whole side by Bill Nicholls The whole side by Bill Nicholls
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After a couple of minutes treading down stingers I reveal the whole side and can... (more)
SU5266 : All filled in by Bill Nicholls All filled in by Bill Nicholls
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Here we see the area that would have held the gun on a hold fast. It is now... (more)
SU5266 : There you are by Bill Nicholls There you are by Bill Nicholls
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So after tramping a few stingers down you see the side of a gunpit and one end.... (more)
SU5266 : Confirmation of the gunpit by Bill Nicholls Confirmation of the gunpit by Bill Nicholls
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Then after following along the concrete I came out the other end and confirmed... (more)
SU5266 : Corner of the gunpit by Bill Nicholls Corner of the gunpit by Bill Nicholls
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After crawling under the bush I came out the other side and spotted a corner,... (more)
NR1964 : Wartime lookout building, Carn Mòr, Islay by Becky Williamson Wartime lookout building, Carn Mr, Islay by Becky Williamson
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TQ0347 : Where the rail went by Bill Nicholls Where the rail went by Bill Nicholls
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This is the first of this type of road block I have seen which I think is a rail... (more)
HU4840 : World War II Torpedo Tube Platform, South Ness by David Dixon World War II Torpedo Tube Platform, South Ness by David Dixon
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The concrete structures, now a roosting site for seabirds, are the remains of a... (more)
HY4800 : Lamb Holm: view across the Churchill Barrier towards Holm by Chris Downer Lamb Holm: view across the Churchill Barrier towards Holm by Chris Downer
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Looking across Churchill Barrier No.1, one of a series of barriers built across... (more)
TR3362 : Anti invasion cylinders, Pegwell Bay country park by Chris Whippet Anti invasion cylinders, Pegwell Bay country park by Chris Whippet
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TR3241 : Dover: World War II lookout at the castle by Chris Downer Dover: World War II lookout at the castle by Chris Downer
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Dover Castle has much history to interest the visitor, from the 11th-century... (more)
ND3792 : Flotta: view towards Switha by Chris Downer Flotta: view towards Switha by Chris Downer
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Looking east from the ND3792 : Flotta: wartime lookout on Stanger Head, with Switha the island ahead of us; South... (more)
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TR1382 : Shivering Sands Towers by Des Blenkinsopp Shivering Sands Towers by Des Blenkinsopp
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A scan of a picture from years ago of these old WW2 defences. The ferry into... (more)
TG4426 : Pillbox in the sand dunes at Waxham by Richard Humphrey Pillbox in the sand dunes at Waxham by Richard Humphrey
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The sand dunes are so large that they are named on OS maps as the Marram Hills
ND4798 : Burray: blockship in Weddell Sound by Chris Downer Burray: blockship in Weddell Sound by Chris Downer
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This already disused ship was positioned here and sunk in order to prevent enemy... (more)
TR3542 : Fan Hole and the Dover breakwaters, 1967 by G H Clarke Fan Hole and the Dover breakwaters, 1967 by G H Clarke
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Two WW2 pillboxes are visible very close to the cliff edge. A very similar... (more)
SU9256 : And from the back by Bill Nicholls And from the back by Bill Nicholls
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From the back the pillbox looks quite different with a small entrance. Might add... (more)
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