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Offline cliveh

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Re: Rifle Embrassures in Dockyard Wall
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2011, 15:32:42 »
You're very welcome Kyn  :)

It's amazing what can be found in the "nooks & crannies" away from the main tourist attractions in the Dockyard.

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Re: Rifle Embrassures in Dockyard Wall
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2011, 15:29:03 »
I didn't know these were there, thank you for posting them!

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Rifle Embrassures in Dockyard Wall
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2011, 14:31:57 »
In this photo you can just make out some bricked up rifle embrassures in the part of the Dockyard Wall that runs alongside the Lead & Paint Mill. The Dockyard Historical Society's booklet about the Mill staes that these would've been manned by members of the Dockyard Home Guard Battalion to defend the Main Gate in the event of it being attacked:



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