South Foreland Battery – Dover

Deep within the White Cliffs of Dover are quite a few military tunnels, bunkers, rooms, shelters etc. Had a little group visit to see some of them recently. Thanks to everyone involved in organising a fantastic, if a little dirty, day out!

I don’t really know about the places visited so the descriptions are brief – sorry!

South Foreland Battery

A huge battery was built on the South Foreland area near Dover – basically guns, magazines, lookout towers, barracks, plotting rooms, and two deep shelters to protect the people stationed there…

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The plotting room received information from the observation towers regarding enemy craft. This information was used to predict the courses of the craft; and those courses were given to the guns…

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