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4 Bronze Gun Carriages Situated in Front of the Powell Cotton Museum Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Birchington, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3667 / 51°22'0"N

Longitude: 1.315 / 1°18'54"E

OS Eastings: 630849

OS Northings: 168286

OS Grid: TR308682

Mapcode National: GBR X02.993

Mapcode Global: VHLG5.RX15

Entry Name: 4 Bronze Gun Carriages Situated in Front of the Powell Cotton Museum Building

Listing Date: 22 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094670

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356659

Location: Birchington, Thanet, Kent, CT7

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Birchington

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1. QUEX PARK
1380
BIRCHINGTON-ON-SEA
4 bronze gun carriages
situated in front of
the Powell Cotton
Museum building
TR 36 NW 9/286

2.
No 1 is a gun from the Papal States cast at Amsterdam in 1637. Dolphin
handles.
No 2 is a Venetian Fort gun captured by the Turks and recovered in 1828.
No 3 and 4 are Naval 32 powder guns from the Royal George sunk off Spithead
in 1782. One was made in 1743 and the other in 1759. Both have dolphin
handles.


Listing NGR: TR2897269437

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