Tuesday, 15 November 2011

St Martins Deep Shelter - Dover - Nov 2011

Planning for this battery situated just south east of the Drop Redoubt started around 1853 and completed in the 1870's and was updated at the begining of the second world war, this included the building of the Deep Underground Shelter

The battery housed 10" RML guns which protectively looked out over The Straits of Dover in The English Channel

The shelter has suffered from several cave ins