MHG53186 - Concrete base, Corran Point
A rectangular concrete base that is possibly associated with the gun battery.
Type and Period (2)
- BUILDING (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)
- MILITARY BUILDING? (Built, First World War - 1914 AD? to 1918 AD? (at some time))
- None recorded
Martin Briscoe reports that there is an approximately rectangular concrete base of a building at NN 01616 63442 which was possibly associated with the WW1 Royal Marines gun battery. <1><2>
Further research by Martin Briscoe. Pictures of the battery at the Royal Marine Museum, which come from the Imperial War Museum, show two searchlights with a hut below the gun positions on this site. This is possibly the location of the concrete base identified at this location. <3>
- <1> Text/Correspondence: Private individual. 2008-11. Feedback from website visitor. Yes. Digital. J M Briscoe, 26/01/2010.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s): Briscoe, J M. 2008-11. Information and photographs of various sites submitted by Martin Briscoe. Colour. Yes. Digital.
- <3> Text/Correspondence: Briscoe, J M. 09/2010. Email from Martin Briscoe regarding Corran Point Royal Marine Battery. Yes.
|Grid reference||NN 01616 63441 (point) (GPS derived)|
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