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Dover in Kent, England, United Kingdom
 

Saluting Platform

 
 
Saluting Platform Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2018
1. Saluting Platform Marker
Inscription.
Saluting Platform
Beneath here is the Long Gun Magazine,
a gunpowder magazine of c1800. This was
buried in the 1930s to form this
parade ground and saluting platform.

 
Location. 51° 7.623′ N, 1° 19.404′ E. Marker is in Dover, England, in Kent. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Castle Hill Road and Canons Gate Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the Hospital Battery at the cliff’s edge next to Dover Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Dover, England CT16 1HU, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay (within shouting distance of this marker); Ramsay: retreat and return (within shouting distance of this marker); Admiral Sir Bertram Home Ramsay (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Dynamo (within shouting distance of this marker); Fighting the Enemy in the Sky (within shouting distance of this marker); Command, Control and Communication (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); A View to the West (about 120 meters away); Finding the Enemy (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Saluting Platform image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2018
2. Saluting Platform
25-pdr Cannons on the Saluting Platform image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2018
3. 25-pdr Cannons on the Saluting Platform
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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