Report - South Forelands Deep Shelter Number 1 Dover August 2013

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A Predisposed Tourist
Regular User
Jul 17, 2010
ramsghetto in thanet
It may have reached some peoples attention that i got a fisheye lens yesterday ,so itching to get out and play underground when Obscurity asked if i was free i jumped at the chance..So im very sorry there is fisheye overkill..If fisheye offends please look away now

Visted with Obscurity and as he didnt bring his tripod down i asked him to help with the lighting in some shots and thanks for suggesting the first shot in the report :thumb

some blagged hitsory

Two large deep shelters have been found at South Foreland Battery, the first of which had been sealed in the late 1980's and re-opened again in 2002. Conditions inside are poor with wet rot and fungus growing everywhere, possibly posing a health risk. Two sealed exits also appear slightly unstable. This particular shelter was excavated in 1941 by 172 Tunnelling Coy and No.1 Section, 171 Tunnelling Coy. R.E. to provide accommodation and shelter to the gun crews at the Battery site


Back filled entrance/exit







Thanks for looking and yes not every ones cup of tea with the over kill but you where warned!
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