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    The battery is on land owned by the farmer who lives on the farm the AA site is on, he is ok with you having a look around the AA site, its a good one to explore, as its an upgunned site, the early gun pits and commend bunker are the first bit you come across, the later stuff is further down the field, do knock at the farm and ask as he , or mottsey as he is knwn loccaly gets a bit irate if you just wander around the place, the barrack blocks you see when you first go in were used after the war as a camp for displaced persons.



    if you go down to the battery you mite get a visit from the park ranger, who patrols the park around coalhouse fort, he has been keeping an eye on the battery as he recently caught pikies stealing the fencing.


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    Cracking photos, you picked a good time to go...a dry period before all the vegetation makes it evn more of a fight to get around the site than it is already.

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    Windlas/winch was the first thing I thought upon seeing the mystery object so agree with oldscrote.......nice report mate thanks.

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    Lovely stuff Weeto. I always find it difficult resorting to flash and usually find something to rest on with a timer facility and no flash. It depends on the lighting levels and the reflection you get off the foliage. Great photos and thanks for the share.
    Nettles, bloody nettles, cow muck and thorns.

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