Monument record MCC7269 - WWII Gun Emplacement No. 1 (destroyed), West Mersea

Summary

This WWII gun emplacement, one of a pair on the Esplanade at West Mersea, housed a 4.7" 1918 gun.

Location

Grid reference TM 0191 1237 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TM01SW
Civil Parish WEST MERSEA, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1993: This emplacement, one of a pair on the Esplanade at West Mersea, housed a 4.7" 1918 gun made originally in Japan.<1> There is now no trace of it.

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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