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Admiralty Gun Testing Site

Photo by Keith Ward

The photo shows a magazine. There is also a tunnel into the hillside (now filled). The trackway just visible in the background was a railway that linked to the main camp site (now flattened) about half a mile away. It carried supplies to the test site. The above information was gleaned from locals, including the site owner who remembers the railway.

[Source: Keith Ward]

In later years, this site was used as a Home Office supply depot. The Home Office had a number of these depots. They varied in shape and size over the years but now they have all gone.

[Source: Dr James Fox]

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