Cannon - New Hall Close, Dymchurch, Kent, UK
Posted by: Dragontree
N 51° 01.704 E 000° 59.857
31U E 359585 N 5654891
Quick Description: This cannon can be seen near the church in Dymchurch.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/14/2012 9:37:33 AM
Waymark Code: WME7H0
The cannon is sitting in a concrete stand and is well preserved, with a little rust. There is a Royal crest on the top of the cannon in the black paintwork.
New Hall is home to the Lords of the Level who are charged with protecting Romney Marsh from the sea. The hall once contained both a courtroom and local gaol.
What type of artillery is this?: Cannon
Where is this artillery located?: Other
What military of the world used this device?: British Army
Date artillery was in use: 1/1/1793
Artillery is no longer operational: no
Still may work: no
Are there any geocaches at this location?:
Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed
Parking location to view this Waymark: Not Listed
Cost?: Not Listed
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