The History of the Berry Head Fortifications Part 4

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Construction Begins

The Master-General of the Ordnance authorised the construction to begin in a letter of August 16 1794; the Duke of Richmond was an enthusiastic advocate and exponent of fortification and he characteristically suggested an alteration to Mercer's scheme...


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Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Identifier ref 364
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