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Report - Maker Barracks/Coastal Battery - 26/8/07

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by Kernow Expeditionary Force, Aug 27, 2007.

  1. Kernow Expeditionary Force

    Kernow Expeditionary Force 28DL Full Member
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    After a little research id managed to locate a largely intact coastal battery/ barracks in SE cornwall,

    The land is private so access is personal choice, the magazines are now used as fishermans stores, and littered with nets and lobster pots etc,

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    Imposing 12.5" Gun emplacement still guards the channel

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    arty shot in underground magazine...

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    type "c" gun mount for 12.5"RML gun

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    the cookhouse

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    shell hoist from underground..

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    HUGE apron - approx 10' high concrete reinforcement

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    MOD boundry stone below battery

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    repo poster from the late 30's in maker barracks

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    One the the huge empacements on the barracks

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    A padlocked ROC post on the edge of camp



    So all in all a good couple hours of roaming with intent....:thumb
     

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