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STALLINGBOROUGH BATTERY

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  STALLINGBOROUGH FORT
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Stallingborough Battery was built as part of the Humber estuary's coastal defence system. In February 1916 the coastal battery was equipped with two 6-inch breech-loading Mk. VII guns. The guns were removed in 1919 and the site abandoned in 1926. The battery was reused during the Second World War and fitted with a pair of 4.7-inch quick-firing guns and two searchlights for close defence. Stallingborough was disused sometime between 1943 and 1945.

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