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Report - Pett Level Battery Observation Tower. July 2014

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by sidibear, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. sidibear

    sidibear 28DL Regular User
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    Visited July 2014 on my own
    Overlooking Winchelsea Beach at Pett Level is an Emergency Coast Battery built in 1940.
    I can't find out much about it but a search found that it originally housed two 6" guns, the remains of one is still there but the other appears to have been made into a house.
    The observation tower is on two levels, access can be gained to the top level if you have a handy ladder.
    Sorry about all the pics, its my first proper derp and I got excited !

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    I am hoping Mr Ordnace can let us know what this was for.
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    And this, maybe a mounting point for a Bofors?
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    It is around 4 foot square with a circular bolt arrangement.
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    Oh, and look out for the secca sheep
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    #1 sidibear, Jul 31, 2014
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  2. 1nk4

    1nk4 28DL Regular User
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    looks nice!
     
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