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Author Topic: Cranbrook Woods WW1 Redoubt.  (Read 2710 times)

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Offline grandarog

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Re: Cranbrook Woods WW1 Redoubt.
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2013, 14:09:53 »
I seem to remember something about it and a line of WW1 defences stretching across from Bobbing to Detling in an edition of Bygone Kent a long time ago.

If any of our readers want to have a look round Cranbrook Wood the easiest access is from Chestnut street  beside the A249 using the bridleway over the bridge.

(Marked in green)
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Offline colin haggart

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Cranbrook Woods WW1 Redoubt.
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2013, 22:53:14 »
I have just seen on Facebook, under The Defence of Swale Project, two photos of the WW1 Redoubt at Cranbrook Woods in Newington, near Sittingbourne.
Has anyone heard of this? I haven't either, and guess no one else has either as I cannot find anything on here about it.


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