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Re: Sheerness Indented Line No.1
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2016, 00:39:36 »
A very lovely old image showing the Lines in 1793


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Re: Sheerness Indented Line No.1
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2013, 20:02:58 »
I don't know the date but latest would be 1838 when the indented lines were lengthened and became the Sheerness Lines.  It may have been as early as 1669 though when the Indented Lines were constructed although later modified.

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Re: Sheerness Indented Line No.1
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2013, 17:01:55 »
Thanks Kyn for a superb set of Photo's.
I walked along the wall on last Saturday but not tall enough to see over the wall. When was the canal constructed ?
I have always been interested in this area having spent six years in the Dockyard.

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Re: Sheerness Indented Line No.1
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2013, 09:34:49 »
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Re: Sheerness Indented Line No.1
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2013, 14:40:31 »
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Sheerness Indented Line No.1
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2011, 16:59:39 »
A plan showing the line of defences in 1794 shows this battery called as Craigs Battery (c), it was later improved and renamed to Indented Line No.1.


1862


An early photograph - followed by one taken a few years ago for comparison




There are significant remains of the early battery remaining with some later additions

Magazine?






Not all in a particularly good condition


Later additions






Gun pit


Searchlight Emplacement complete with partition for the communications room







 

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