Coastal fortifications of Jersey

Local nameLa Rocco Tower
LocationJersey

Jersey is a heavily fortified island with coastal fortifications that date from different periods such as the English Civil War, the Napoleonic Wars, and Nazi Germany's occupation of the Channel Islands. The fortifications include castles, forts, towers, Martello towers, artillery batteries, and seawalls. Not infrequently, fortifications from one period are built on the site of earlier fortifications, or very near them, geography having remained the same even when firepower increased.

As of 2013, some of the fortifications are museums, or holiday accommodation, private homes, and event and sport venues. Most are under the control of the States of Jersey, Jersey Heritage, the National Trust for Jersey, and the Channel Islands Occupation Society.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coastal_fortifications_of_Jersey

Official Website https://www.theislandwiki.org/index.php/La_Rocco_Tower

Address United Kingdom

Coordinates 49°11'53.876" N -2°14'3.294" E

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