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Polruan Blockhouse, Cornwall


  • Located in Polruan, Cornwall, South West England, England
  • Small fort on the Polruan bank of the River Fowey and Estuary
  • There was another blockhouse on the Fowey side and 'between the two blockhouses was strung a chain to prevent enemy ships entering the harbour, the chain being lowered for friendly vessels. This was primarily used during the wars with the Dutch' (source: Wikipedia, website link provided)
  • By James Penman

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