Brean Down Fort, Weston Super Mare, Somerset

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All pictures taken (C) and supplied by Pete and Kim Bourne.

 

Breandown Fort, view from the land approach.
Breandown Fort from the east showing the gorge and barrack block.
Breandown Fort: Officers' block .
Breandown Fort: barrack block.
Breandown Fort: south end with WWII additions.
Breandown Fort: view along the gorge ditch.
Breandown Fort : view across the Gorge with WWII emplacements beyond.
Breandown Fort: Barrack Block and Officers' Block.
Breandown Fort: WWII emplacement for 6-inch B.L.(ex Naval).
Breandown Fort: Exterior of Officers' Block.
Breandown Fort: Entrance between Barack and officers' Block.
Breandown Fort: View south along the gorge ditch.
Breandown Fort: View south along the gorge ditch.
Breandown Fort: Rifle loophole in gorge wall.
Breandown Fort: Emplacement for 7-inch RML on C pivot platform.
Breandown Fort: Entrance to Officers' Block.
Breandown Fort: A pivot emplacement for 7-inch RML.
Breandown Fort: Steps to expense magazine.
Breandown Fort: Blast wall on rear of WWII 6-inch emplacement.
Breandown Fort: WWII 6-inch ex-naval emplacement.
Breandown Fort: Ammunition lockers in 6-inch emplacement.
Breandown Fort: Victorian urinals against gorge wall.
Breandown Fort: WWII 6-inch B.L. emplacement.
Breandown Fort: WWII emplacement (right) Field Forge (left).
Breandown Fort: Captain Cox's house (1800s) converted to WWII use.
Breandown Fort: WWII machine gun emplacements.
Breandown Fort: WWII B.L. emplacement with command post beyond.
Breandown Fort: WWII command post.

 

Aerial view of Breandown on Flash Earth.

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