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    Default Farthingloe AA Battery, Dover


    I'm sure many of you have been here......

    A little West of the Citadel Battery are the remains of a WW2 Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery. Originally named D1 with 3.7" guns mounted on the site at the beginning of WW2. A circular road links the 4 concrete emplacements, each is surrounded by a ring of shell lockers. Other buildings including shell stores and a guard room are also onsite. A crew accommodation area would have been around 300 yards East of the battery, these buildings have since been demolished with only foundations remaining.

    Chuffed to see the writing/chalkboards remain on the walls in some of the shell stores.



































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    i think there is an undergound bunker for farthingloe. long since backfilled.

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    Nice photographs and you make it interesting.
    When the going gets tough - the tough get going.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theartist View Post
    i think there is an undergound bunker for farthingloe. long since backfilled.
    I watched a video uploaded earlier this year and the tunnel was definitely not backfilled at that point, unless there is more than one in the area. I usually stay clear of tunnels if I can help it :-)

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    There's some interesting stuff about farthingloe on this link

    Farthingloe HAA Battery, near Dover
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    Thanks scrote, very interesting

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