World War I Battery Observation Post, Pendennis Castle, Cornwall

A reconstruction of the Battery Observation Post (BOP) showing how it might have looked during World War I. Construction of the castle began in 1540 as part of Henry VIII's defence of the south coast against possible invasion. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010). Find out more. Take advantage of our free entry for Learning Groups.


Cornwall Falmouth


World War One (1914 - 1919)



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