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Monument details

HER Number:TQ 87 SW 14
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Bishop's Ness battery, near South Yantlet Creek, Gillingham


Bishop's Ness Battery was originally constructed in the 17th century. It has also been identified from aerial photographs.

Grid Reference:TQ 823 709
Map Sheet:TQ87SW

Monument Types

  • BATTERY (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1600 AD)

Full description

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[TQ 828 709] Bishop's Ness Battery, 17th Century. (1) Mentioned in context with other inter-tidal sites in (2). Site photographs (3,4).

<1> A Handbook of Kent's Defences 1540-1945 1977 13 (D Bennett) (OS Card Reference). SKE32804.

<2> Department of Archaeology, University of Reading, 1994, Inter-tidal archaeology in Kent, p 34 (Unpublished document). SWX9353.

<3> 1995, Photograph (Photograph (Print)). SWX11212.

<4> 1995, Photograph (Photograph (Print)). SWX11219.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>XYOS Card Reference: A Handbook of Kent's Defences 1540-1945 1977 13 (D Bennett). [Mapped feature: #32468 battery, ]
<2>Unpublished document: Department of Archaeology, University of Reading. 1994. Inter-tidal archaeology in Kent. p 34.
<3>Photograph (Print): 1995. Photograph. TQ8170/1. print.
<4>Photograph (Print): 1995. Photograph. TQ8170/8. print.