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Latitude: 51.3401 / 51°20'24"N
Longitude: -3.1118 / 3°6'42"W
OS Eastings: 322650
OS Northings: 160695
OS Grid: ST226606
Mapcode National: GBR J0.VZYZ
Mapcode Global: VH7CH.0LR2
Entry Name: Summit Battery
Listing Date: 19 May 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1129739
English Heritage Legacy ID: 33237
Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS21
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 36 SW 1/80
1866-1868, built as part of the Palmerston forts ["follies"]. Originally a double
enclosure. Number one remains almost intact: semi-circular parapet wall of squared
dressed limestone on inside of barbette; outer ramp of earth and stone. Racer and
cannon pivot (remains of Geo III cannon) and 7 ton 7 inch cannon survive. Ammunition
chamber for both batteries are nearby: squared, dressed limestone exterior; brick
lined and vaulted interior. See Barret, J.M. - "Maritime Forts in the Bristol Channel".
Listing NGR: ST2261860721
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