Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

BREAN FORT


BREAN FORT
Photo Andrew Tivenan

It was built in 1867 as part of the Bristol Channel protection but was abandoned in 1900. It was re-equiped for the duration of World War 2 as a gun battery. It can be visited, but the last mile and a half is on foot.

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Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan
Fort Gatehouse pPhoto Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Officers block photo Andrew Tivenan No.1 Searchlight photo Andrew Tivenan
No.2 Searchlight photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan Photo Andrew Tivenan

Aerial photo ©Paul R. Davis Aerial photo ©Paul R. Davis

 

Directions
Off the A370, 5 miles north of Burnham-on-Sea
Brean, Somerset TA8 2RS

 



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