J3831 : Disused WWII Pillbox on the boundary of the Slieve Donard Hotel

taken 3 years ago, near to Newcastle and Maghera, Northern Ireland

Disused WWII Pillbox on the boundary of the Slieve Donard Hotel
Disused WWII Pillbox on the boundary of the Slieve Donard Hotel
The gentle sloping beaches of Dundrum Bay were considered ideal landing places for both sea-borne and glider carried enemy troops and were defended with pillboxes and anti-glider obstacles. Fortunately, these defences were never put to the test.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 381 317 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.9633N 5:52.9410W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 382 317
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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