Sussex Military Research Projects

Newhaven Battery Plotting Room

Project ID: SMR1002

Location: Newhaven, East Sussex

Project date: 2012

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Removal of vegetation from and recording of,the Battery Plotting Room (BPR) for the coast artillery battery on West Hill, Newhaven.

Heavy tree and vine growth was removed from on and around the BPR and its blast wall. The interior was cleared of rubbish and swept prior to recording. A small excavation revealed the presence of armoured cables that were part of the communications system.