Stokes Bay, Gosport: Five Centuries of Coastal Defences

Author(s): Olaf Bayer, Mike Williams

This report summarises the results of a programme of archaeological and architectural research undertaken by Historic England’s Historic Places Investigation Team (West). Research focused on the development of Stokes Bay’s coastal defences from the late 16th to mid-20th century. This includes the mid-19th century Stokes Bay Lines and associated forts, and structures created in 1943-4 in preparation for D-day.

Report Number:
36/2019
Series:
Research Department Reports
Pages:
108
Keywords:
Defence Modern Analytical Landscape Survey Fortification Airfield Coastal Battery Second World War Earthwork Moat Coastal

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