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Littlehampton Gun Battery

Gun Battery Mound in 1900's

On the right of this picture, taken in the early 1900’s, it shows the gun battery mound which is now incorporated into the fun fair at harbour park.

The 1760 East bank battery at Littlehampton. The battery faced the sea with the River Arun on its west boundary and the sloping ramp facing in land.

A Platform where seven cannons were mounted
B Protective earth bank behind the gunners
C Sloping ramp, which the cannon were drawn
D Stables
E Magazine
F Artillery store
G Master Gunner’s quarters
Littlehampton Gun Battery Plans


This is an aerial view of present day Littlehampton beach, showing the gun battery in the centre, with a crazy golf course on top.