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Latitude: 51.3403 / 51°20'24"N
Longitude: -3.1049 / 3°6'17"W
OS Eastings: 323134
OS Northings: 160711
OS Grid: ST231607
Mapcode National: GBR J1.VV07
Mapcode Global: VH7CH.4KFX
Entry Name: Tombstone Battery
Listing Date: 19 May 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1320678
English Heritage Legacy ID: 33239
Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS21
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 36 SW 1/82
1866-1868 built as part of the Palmerston forts ["follies"]. Single battery with
one barbette. Inside a semi-circular parapet wall of squared dressed rubble: outer
ramp of earth and stone. Pit with racer cannon pivot (remains of Geo III cannon) and
displaced 7 ton 7 inch cannon of 1860's. Ammunition chamber: dressed limestone
exterior; brick vaulted interior. See Barret, J.M. "Maritime Forts in the Bristol
Listing NGR: ST2316760754
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