WV6654 : Fort Leicester, Bouley Bay

Fort Leicester, Bouley Bay
Fort Leicester, Bouley Bay
Commanding the western end of the bay, this defensive position has its origins in Elizabethan times and is named after the Queen's favourite, the Earl of Leicester.
Then it was just an open battery with a demi-culverin type of cannon.
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The present construction dates from the 1830s when it was equipped with five heavy cannon with 30 men and one officer.
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2009
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WV6654, 19 images   (more nearby)
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Bob Embleton   (find more nearby)
Image classification
Geograph
Date Taken
Friday, 21 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 May, 2010
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Fort   (more nearby)
Subject Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 6684 5458 [10m precision]
WGS84: 49:14.4207N 2:4.9041W
Photographer Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 6693 5461
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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