The History of the Berry Head Fortifications Part 3

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The Berry Head promontory has been the site of coastal defences from prehistoric times to the Second World War.

Lysons mentions the existence of an earthwork and Donn's map of 1765 'Ruins of a Danish Castle'.

The site was subsequently used by the Romans - coins have turned up in the area, but as far as is known no further defensive works were undertaken until the War of American Independence...


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Title Value
Identifier ref 363
Creator D Evans
Publisher Torbay Library Services
Rights Torbay Library Services
Source Torbay Library Services
Subject Maritime. Fortifications. Brixham
Type Manuscript
Keywords construction soldiers plans costs politics