Monument record MCC7268 - WWII Searchlight Emplacement (destroyed), West Mersea

Summary

This WWII searchlight emplacement was one of a pair on the beach at West Mersea, part of the 4.7" coastal artillery site.

Location

Grid reference TM 0183 1236 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TM01SW
Civil Parish WEST MERSEA, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1993: This searchlight emplacement was one of a pair on the beach at West Mersea – part of the 4.7" coastal artillery site. There is now no trace of it but its position can be seen on a photograph of a contemporary plan of the site.<1>

See also <2>.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Photograph: unknown. unknown. SMR. one frame.
  • <2> Photograph: Colchester Historic Buildings Forum. 2011. Digital photograph of 10-14 Vineyard Street, Colchester. Digital. Volume 1.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2020 1:57PM

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