The Southern of Two Coastal Defence Platforms Above Jenny's Cove, Lundy


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Post Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

Torridge District Council


Torridge District

Parliamentary Constituency

Torridge and West Devon

Grid Reference

SN133133 (213289, 145806)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.1804, -4.67169

Nearest Postcode

EX39 2LY

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Two coastal defence platforms above Jenny's Cove, Lundy. They were constructed as coastal defence batteries for musketeers to complement the refurbished Marisco Castle at the southern tip of the island. The northern platform is built against a natural outcrop and has revetment walls of drystone on the north and west sides. The platform measures 8 metres by 5.5 metres. The second platform lies 50 metres to the south west and is square measuring 6 metres by 6 metres. The platform is built against the cliff and the northern side is built up with drystone granite walling. Scheduled.

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