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Coalhouse Fort at sunset


Coalhouse Fort is an artillery fort in the eastern English county of Essex and occupies a strategic location on the north bank of the River Thames, fronted by a moat and saltmarshes. It was built in the 1860s to guard the lower Thames against seaborne attack. It stands at Coalhouse Point on the north bank of the river, at a location near East Tilbury that was vulnerable to raiders and invaders. 0 likes

Coalhouse Fort