Fort Henry, Redend Point, Studland Bay. Dorset. NGR: SZ 038 828 On top of Redend Point, Studland Bay, a small sandstone cliff which splits the beach in two at high tide, is Fort Henry. It is owned by the National Trust and extends along the seaward side of the grounds […]

Fort Henry

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset.   Visiting Weymouth on a fine day in August, I decided to take a close look at the harbour and “Nothe Fort” which overlooks the entrance into Weymouth Harbour. Two Coastal Artillery Searchlight Defences can be found close to the harbour entrance. The first one is […]

Weymouth Searchlights

OS 194 SY7713-8084 Is it a Pillbox or is it an Observation Post? Have you ever come across one of those structures that doesn’t drop neatly into one category or another? Well this example is situated on top of the 500ft cliffs at White Nothe, Weymouth, Dorset, is such an […]

White Nothe Pillpost

Worbarrow Bay Revisited Worbarrow Bay, Dorset. I first visited Warbarrow Bay near Lulworth Cove back in 1996 as a Field Researcher for the Defence of Britain Project. At that time I documented many of the WWII defences that lay around the edge of the bay and when Tim Denton suggested […]

Worbarrow Bay