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SHEERNESS DEFENCES

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Defences for the Thames and Medway Estuaries and the town and dockyard at Sheerness. The defensive system was first developed in 1551, with further expansions taking place during the 17th and 19th centuries, and comprise the Indented Lines, the Sheerness Lines and Garrison Point Fort. Many of the extant structures and features date to the 19th century and were surveyed by RCHME survey staff during April 1993.

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