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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2013, 16:45:58 »
Armament Post 1850.

   Sea Defences      56 prs.      8in Guns      32 Prs.      24 Prs.           
   Half Moon Battery              20                           
   Cavalier              8                           
   Demi Bastion      2              4                   
   No.1 Indented Line & Flank      2              8                   
   No.2 Indented Line & Flank                      12                   
   No.3 Indented Line & Flank                      2                   
   New Flank                     4                   
   Centre Bastion              3      20                   
   Left Flank, Face & Salient No.1 Bastion      1      3      8                   
   Land Defences                                           
   Right Face & Flank No.1 Bastion              1              3           
   No.2 Bastion              6              3           
   No.3 Bastion              3              4           
   Demi Bastion              1              2      Total   
           5      45      58      12      120   

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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2013, 09:33:56 »
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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2013, 22:13:58 »
I am sure that by then the extra loop was in place for trains to go direct to Sheerness-on-Sea station and the Bluetown terminus was being run down. I will start checking this end as well.

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The loop was put in some time between 1914 and 1922. See 5th para after map in: http://www.kenthistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=15164.msg125202;topicseen#msg125202
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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2013, 22:07:16 »
Is it because
I would like to know why the Sheerness-on-Sea station (nice to see the L.C.D.R. initials) is shew in plan but the Sheerness Dockyard station, the original terminus at Bluetown, is blanked out.

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Is it because it was on Government land? The 1931 1:2500 scale OS map does not show it either. Similarly, Chatham Dockyard and other military establishments are not shown on pre-war OS maps.
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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2013, 21:38:29 »
I am sure that by then the extra loop was in place for trains to go direct to Sheerness-on-Sea station and the Bluetown terminus was being run down. I will start checking this end as well.

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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2013, 19:03:00 »
A proposal was made in 1860, but it was obviously not added then.  Just checking plans to see, but I thought it was before 1899!

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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2013, 18:30:51 »
I would like to know why the Sheerness-on-Sea station (nice to see the L.C.D.R. initials) is shew in plan but the Sheerness Dockyard station, the original terminus at Bluetown, is blanked out. Also when was the spur into the docks built?

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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2013, 14:33:26 »
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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2012, 18:23:32 »
March 1829

Government has purchased a quantity of land, about 80 or 90 acres, for the purpose of raising a line of fortification on the outside of Mile-town, Sheerness; and a ditch is now completed the whole extent of the line, from the beach towards the Nore, to a fleet that runs to the sea wall towards the Medway.  This is the line of demarcation, and it is to be the outer edge of a moat that will surround the works.

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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #12 on: July 12, 2010, 17:48:16 »
1796.  Anyone know anything about this hospital?

MPI 1/208 - National Archives, Kew.

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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2010, 09:50:48 »

MPI 1/208 - National Archives, Kew.

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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2010, 17:16:19 »
Proposal for 2 powder magazines between No.s 2 and 3 Bastions





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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2010, 22:04:15 »
Magazine proposed to be constructed between Bastions No. 2 & 3.



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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2010, 22:58:02 »
Using Kyn's 1800s map, and my 1931 map of Sheerness. It just shows how much it's changed in a hundred and thirty odd years.








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Re: New Lines, Sheerness
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2010, 23:11:20 »

 

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