The Coalhouse Fort Project was started in the 1980's to maintain, restore and promote Coalhouse Fort, which was built between 1861 and 1874 to protect England from potential invasion after Henry VIII abolished Catholicism.
The jetty down at Coalhouse Point. First photo shows Royal Engineers in the Great War. Second photo shows the remains in the 1960s. There's still some of it left to see today, and was even shown in the recent BBC drama Taboo (where Tom Hardy as James Delaney ate a hard boiled egg)! ... See MoreSee Less