WV6846 : Le Hocq Tower

Le Hocq Tower
Le Hocq Tower
The Jersey Round Tower on the headland was just one of many around the coast to protect the island from French invasion.
They were built (1776-1783) when the French were allies of the Americans fighting for their independence.
Viewed from the slipway at the end of the Rue de Jambert.
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2009
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WV6846, 5 images   (more nearby)
Photographer
Bob Embleton   (find more nearby)
Image classification
Geograph
Date Taken
Monday, 10 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 May, 2010
Category
Martello tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 6839 4643 [10m precision]
WGS84: 49:10.0123N 2:3.7099W
Photographer Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 6881 4669
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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