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Old battery, Alnmouth Links


There is a old gun battery on Alnmouth Links. It was originally built in 1881 by the Duke of Northumberland for the use of the Percy Artillery Volunteers. It includes an ammunition store below ground level. The emplacement was substantially altered in World War 2, particularly the pilbox/turret above the main building  The battery is a Grade II Listed Building.

Alnmouth Grade II Listed Defence of Britain Historic Buildings and Monuments in Alnmouth 1881 Pillboxes
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Old battery, Alnmouth Links

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Inscribed tablet on Old Battery

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Alnmouth Battery

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Old Battery, near Alnmouth

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OLD BATTERY OVER LOOKING ALNMOUTH LINKS - List Entry
- "Battery, dated 1881, altered World War II. Large squared stone; cut dressings; pillbox has concrete lintels and roof; brick lining to pillbox and magazine. Irregular L-plan; sunk c.1.5 ...

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Old Battery (Alnmouth)
- "The Old Battery, a gun emplacement, overlooks the sand dunes of Alnmouth Links. It was built in 1881 by the Duke of Northumberland for..."

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Battery north of Alnmouth

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Alnmouth Battery

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Alnmouth Battery

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Alnmouth Battery

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Alnmouth Battery

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List number: 1041839
List grade: 2
Keys to the Past HER: N5776
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NU2504110932

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