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|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|
|Parish:||GILLINGHAM, MEDWAY, KENT|
- BATTERY (Post Medieval - 1600 AD to 1600 AD)
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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 Department of Archaeology, University of Reading, 1994, Inter-tidal archaeology in Kent, p 34 (Unpublished document).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
|<1>XY||OS 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||Unpublished document: Department of Archaeology, University of Reading. 1994.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. |