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GARDEN BATTERY (STEEP HOLM SOUTH)

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Steepholm South Battery, also known as Garden Battery. The coastal battery was constructed in 1941 and armed with two 6-inch naval guns. The battery was built over two Victorian stone gun emplacements that were built between 1867 and 1871. It was reduced to care and maintenance in November 1943. One of the Victorian gun emplacements and the shell stores are buried beneath the eastern Second World War emplacement.

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