COASTAL BATTERY

COASTAL BATTERY (40220)

Easting
90855
Northing
12354

Description

The earthworks of a supposed Civil War gun battery on a small coastal spur dividing Toll's Porth on the north-west coast of St Mary's in the Isles of Scilly. Scheduled.


Periods
Period
Post-Medieval (1540 - 1901)
Period comments

Civil War

Specific Date Range
The earliest date of the feature, as a year, if known
1642
The latest date of the feature, as a year, if known
1651
Feature Types
Monument Type - Broad
COASTAL BATTERY
Monument Type - Narrow
Monument Description
Evidence Type - Broad
Evidence Type - Narrow
Evidence Description
Object Type - Broad
Object Type - Narrow
Object Description
Other:
Height OD (m)
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Accessibility comments

Other records:

NRHE Number
304131
NT HBSMR Number
Unknown
HER Event Number
Unknown
External Link
None

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Survey Information
Date of survey
26th September, 2017
Feature located?
State of the tide
Proximity to coast edge
Coastal processes
Is there a coastal defence?
Other threats?
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How visible are the remains? ABOVE GROUND
How visible are the remains in the face of the cliff, ridge or dune? IN SECTION
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