Exploring Kent's Past

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ID:SKE6956
Title:Kent's Defence Heritage
Originator:Victor Smith and Andrew Saunders
Date:2001
Summary:Review of defensive sites in Kent through the ages.

Associated Monuments

TR 23 NW 249"B" Flight Dispersal Hut, Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 249"B" Flight Dispersal Hut, Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 249"B" Flight Dispersal Hut, Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 249"B" Flight Dispersal Hut, Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NE 32Abbot's Cliff Sound Mirror (Building) ()
TR 02 SE 12Acoustic Sound Mirrors at Greatstone-on-Sea, Lydd (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 650Admiralty Look-Out, Dover Castle (Building) ()
TR 33 NW 1Admiralty Pier Fort, Dover (Dover Turret) (Monument) ()
TR 13 NW 75Air Raid Shelters, Lympne Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 16Air Raid Shelters, Reinden Wood (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 16Air Raid Shelters, Reinden Wood (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 16Air Raid Shelters, Reinden Wood (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 16Air Raid Shelters, Reinden Wood (Monument) ()
TQ 75 NE 21Allington Castle (Listed Building) ()
TR 15 NW 784CANTERBURY CASTLE (Listed Building) ()
TR 34 SW 1080Central receiving tower base: Swingate Radar Station, St Margarets at Cliffe (Listed Building) ()
TR 05 SE 230CHILHAM CASTLE (Listed Building) ()
TR 34 SW 651Cliff Tunnels, Dover Castle (Monument) ()
TQ 77 NW 1015Cliffe Fort Brennan Torpedo slips, Cliffe (Monument) ()
TR 24 NE 4Coldred Castle, Possible Medieval Earthwork near St. Pancras Church (Monument) ()
TR 15 NW 1517Dane John Mound and Roman and Medieval remains in Dane John Garden (Monument) ()
TR 35 SE 6Deal Castle (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 15Decontamination Block, Reinden Wood, (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 15Decontamination Block, Reinden Wood, (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 15Decontamination Block, Reinden Wood, (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 15Decontamination Block, Reinden Wood, (Monument) ()
TQ 85 NW 130Detling military airfield (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 5Dover Castle (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 877DOVER CASTLE KEEP (Listed Building) ()
TQ 67 SW 1289Dover Road School Second World War air raid shelter, Northfleet (Building) ()
TR 34 SW 621Drop Redoubt, Western Heights, Dover (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 212Eastern Arm Battery, Dover (Monument) ()
TQ 56 NW 11Eynsford Castle (Monument) ()
TQ 86 SE 95First World War Pillbox, Stockbury (Monument) ()
TR 07 SW 20Fletcher battery (c1900) (Monument) ()
TR 13 NE 91Folkestone Crestline pillboxes (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 246Former Armoury, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 246Former Armoury, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 246Former Armoury, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 246Former Armoury, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 13 NW 79Former Barracks Huts , Lympne Airfield (Monument) ()
TQ 76 NW 67Fort Borstal, Rochester (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 522Fort Burgoyne WW1 Field Gun Position, Dover (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 652Fort Burgoyne WW1 Pillbox, Dover (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 81Fort Burgoyne, Dover (Monument) ()
TQ 76 NE 84Fort Pitt, Chatham (Monument) ()
TR 34 SE 147Fortress Observation Post (FOP E2), South Foreland (Monument) ()
TQ 97 NW 1084GARRISON POINT FORT (Listed Building) ()
TR 13 NW 74Gas Decontamination Building, Lympne Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 701GRAND SHAFT STAIRS AND ATTACHED RAILINGS (Listed Building) ()
TR 24 SE 90Great Farthingloe Anti-Aircraft Battery, near Dover (Building) ()
TR 23 NE 31Great Farthingloe Observation Posts, Dover (Monument) ()
TQ 57 SE 146Green Street Green Anti-Aircraft site (Building) ()
TQ 76 NW 310Gundulf's Tower, Rochester (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 215Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 215Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 215Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 215Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TQ 77 SE 23Hoo Fort, Hoo St. Werburgh (Monument) ()
TR 13 SW 19Hythe Sound Mirror (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 1082Identification Friend or Foe cubicle: Swingate Radar Station, St Margarets at Cliffe (Listed Building) ()
TR 34 SW 654Knuckle Battery (Site of), Dover Harbour (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 213Langdon Battery, St. Margaret's at Cliffe (Building) ()
TQ 85 SW 221LEEDS CASTLE (Listed Building) ()
TQ 65 NE 202LEYBOURNE CASTLE (Listed Building) ()
TR 13 NW 70Lympne Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 13 NE 143MARTELLO TOWER NO 8 (Listed Building) ()
TR 13 NE 147MARTELLO TOWER NO 9 (Listed Building) ()
TR 23 NW 27Martello Tower No.1 (Listed Building) ()
TR 34 SW 83Moat's Bulwark (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 2518Moats Bulwark, Dover Castle (Monument) ()
TQ 67 SE 37NEW TAVERN FORT (Listed Building) ()
TQ 75 NE 389No 1 Group Royal Observer Corps (ROC) HQ, London Rd, Maidstone (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 1079Noth-west tower base, Swingate Radar Station, St Margarets at Cliffe (Listed Building) ()
TR 23 NW 247Operations Block, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 247Operations Block, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 247Operations Block, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 247Operations Block, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 245Perimeter Track Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 245Perimeter Track Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 245Perimeter Track Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 245Perimeter Track Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 13 NW 76Picket Hamilton Fort , Lympne Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 254Picket-Hamilton Forts at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 254Picket-Hamilton Forts at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 254Picket-Hamilton Forts at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 254Picket-Hamilton Forts at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 33 NW 54Pier Extension Battery, Admiralty Pier, Dover Harbour (Monument) ()
TQ 54 NW 47Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 51Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 59Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 65Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 68Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 NW 49Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 NE 41Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 NE 41Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 NW 51Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 92Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 52Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 NW 52Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 93Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 55Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 57Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 66Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 56Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 67Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 50Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 58Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 NE 41Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 NE 41Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 63Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 NW 208PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/24) (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 283PILLBOX (TYPE FW3/24) (Building) ()
TR 13 NE 93Pillbox (WW2) (Building) ()
TR 23 NW 226Pillbox (WW2) (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 195Pillbox (WW2) (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 223Pillbox (ww2), Crete Rd East, Folkestone (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 222Pillbox (ww2), Crete Road East, Folkestone (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 192Pillbox (WW2), Crete Road East, Folkestone (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 646Pillbox at the foot of Horseshoe Bastion, Dover Castle (Monument) ()
TQ 54 SW 60Pillbox, 150m south-west of Bridge House, Penshurst (Building) ()
TR 34 SW 643Probable Fortified Saxon Settlement at Dover Castle (Monument) ()
TQ 97 SW 1Queenborough Castle (Monument) ()
TQ 97 SW 112Queenborough Lines (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 452Receiver Building at Swingate Radar Station, St Margarets at Cliffe (Listed Building) ()
TR 26 NW 1Reculver Roman fort, Herne Bay (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 26Reinden Wood (Hawkinge Airfield Dispersed Site) (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 26Reinden Wood (Hawkinge Airfield Dispersed Site) (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 26Reinden Wood (Hawkinge Airfield Dispersed Site) (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 26Reinden Wood (Hawkinge Airfield Dispersed Site) (Monument) ()
TQ 77 SE 21Remains of Cockham Wood Fort, Gull Down Plantation, Hoo St. Werburgh (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 250Remains of Fighter Dispersal Pens, Near Killing Wood, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 250Remains of Fighter Dispersal Pens, Near Killing Wood, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 250Remains of Fighter Dispersal Pens, Near Killing Wood, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 250Remains of Fighter Dispersal Pens, Near Killing Wood, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 36 SW 135RICHBOROUGH CASTLE (Listed Building) ()
TQ 76 NW 589ROCHESTER CASTLE (Listed Building) ()
TR 13 NE 133SALTWOOD CASTLE (Listed Building) ()
TR 23 NW 444SANDGATE CASTLE (Listed Building) ()
TR 35 NW 15Sandwich Town Wall (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 648Second World War Anti-Tank Pimples and Road-Block at Dover Castle (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 649Second World War Infantry Position near the Spur, Dover Castle (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 447Second World War Pillbox at Guston, near Dover (Listed Building) ()
TR 13 NE 92Second World War pillbox, Cheriton Hill, above Folkestone (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 493Second World War Type 23 Pillbox, St. Martin's Battery, Western Heights (Building) ()
TR 13 SE 235Shornecliff Battery, Folkestone (Monument) ()
TR 13 NE 90Shornecliffe Redoubt (Monument) ()
TQ 67 SE 63Shornemead Fort, Gravesend (Monument) ()
TQ 75 NE 422Site of County Emergency Centre, Springfield, Maidstone (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 635Site of Henrian Artillery Bulwark, Dover (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 634Site of Possible Medieval Watchtower, Dover (Monument) ()
TR 35 SE 1Site of Sandown Castle, Deal (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 647Six Pounder Anti-Tank Position at Dover Castle (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 655South Breakwater Battery, Dover Harbour (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 653SOUTHERN BREAKWATER, INCLUDING KNUCKLE AND SOUTHERN BREAKWATER LIGHTHOUSES (Listed Building) ()
TR 34 SW 1081Southern receiving tower base: Swingate Radar Station, St Margarets at Cliffe (Listed Building) ()
TR 34 SW 474St. Martin's Battery, Western Heights, Dover (Building) ()
TQ 86 SW 10Stockbury Castle (Monument) ()
TQ 76 NW 746Strood Civil Defence Control Centre (Monument) ()
TQ 84 NW 7Sutton Valence Castle (Listed Building) ()
TR 34 SW 446Swingate Royal Observers Corps Underground Monitoring Post (Listed Building) ()
TQ 56 NW 283THE MOUNT (Listed Building) ()
TQ 54 NE 2TONBRIDGE CASTLE (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 253Type 22 Pillbox at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 253Type 22 Pillbox at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 251Type 22 Pillbox at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 251Type 22 Pillbox at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 251Type 22 Pillbox at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 251Type 22 Pillbox at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 253Type 22 Pillbox at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 253Type 22 Pillbox at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 252Type 22 Pillbox With Anti-Aircraft Emplacement at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 252Type 22 Pillbox With Anti-Aircraft Emplacement at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 252Type 22 Pillbox With Anti-Aircraft Emplacement at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 252Type 22 Pillbox With Anti-Aircraft Emplacement at Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 248Type 22 Pillbox, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 248Type 22 Pillbox, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 248Type 22 Pillbox, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 23 NW 248Type 22 Pillbox, Hawkinge Airfield (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 492Type 23 Second World War Pillbox, St. Martin's Battery, Western Heights, Dover (Building) ()
TR 24 SW 21Underground Blast Shelter, Reinden Wood (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 21Underground Blast Shelter, Reinden Wood (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 21Underground Blast Shelter, Reinden Wood (Monument) ()
TR 24 SW 21Underground Blast Shelter, Reinden Wood (Monument) ()
TQ 77 SE 1195UPNOR CASTLE (Listed Building) ()
TR 35 SE 15Walmer Castle, Deal (Monument) ()
TR 34 SE 146Wanstone (Swingate) HAA Battery (Building) ()
TR 34 SE 145Wanstone Battery, St. Margarets at Cliffe (Monument) ()
TQ 65 NE 94West Malling Airfield, West Malling (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 82Western Heights, Dover (Monument) ()
TQ 77 SE 139World War I anti aircraft emplacements, Lodge Hill, Hoo St. Werburgh (Monument) ()
TR 34 SW 471WORLD WAR II AIR RAID WARDENS' POST AT DOVER PRIORY STATION (Listed Building) ()
TQ 87 NW 1023World War II Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery, near Fenn Street, Stoke (Monument) ()
TQ 66 NE 59World War II Heavy Anti-aircraft gunsite (TS15), 250m east of Cobhambury Farm (Monument) ()
TR 24 SE 92WW1 Pillbox near Great Farthingloe HAA Battery, near Dover (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 62WW2 Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 61WW2 Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 64WW2 Pillbox (Building) ()
TQ 54 SW 54WW2 Pillbox (Building) ()
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