Tregantle Fort / Beach

Tregantle Fort overlooks a fine sandy beach .
When the Tregantle firing ranges are not in use a path which runs in front of the Fort can be used . A path to the beach can also be used.
Otherwise the Path runs alongside the B3247.
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From Tregantle the Coast Path tracks the Military Road which runs from the Tregantle Fort to Polhawn Battery.
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The fort was one of the Palmerston Follies , built 1858/66 to defend Plymouth Dockyard during the Napoleonic War , designed for 35 guns but was never properly armed , only seven 7 inch guns were ever fitted.
Now used for training.
Ref:
2451
Date:
2015-10-14 00:00:00.0
Location:
SX 3859 5253
Photographer:

Tregantle Fort / Beach

Tregantle Fort overlooks a fine sandy beach .
When the Tregantle firing ranges are not in use a path which runs in front of the Fort can be used . A path to the beach can also be used.
Otherwise the Path runs alongside the B3247.
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From Tregantle the Coast Path tracks the Military Road which runs from the Tregantle Fort to Polhawn Battery.
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The fort was one of the Palmerston Follies , built 1858/66 to defend Plymouth Dockyard during the Napoleonic War , designed for 35 guns but was never properly armed , only seven 7 inch guns were ever fitted.
Now used for training.
Ref:
2451
Date:
2015-10-14 00:00:00.0
Location:
SX 3859 5253
Photographer: