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Title:A morphological study of greenschist weathering on dated coastal structures, South Devon
Originator:Mottershead, D. N.
Summary:Fort Charles built of local greenschist is located on a rocky islet 50m x 30m at 1.2m elevation. The curtain wall 13m long is the only surviving remnant of the 16C construction. The largest structure is the drum tower of 21m diameter x 13.3m high dating from 17C renovation & located to the southwest of the curtain wall. Remnants of the 17C bastion remain up to 8m high to the northeast of the curtain wall. A lookout tower up to 4m high of unknown date occupies the southeast corner of the site.

Associated Monuments (3)

MDV36194Battery at Salcombe (Monument)
MDV63980North Sands Bay Retaining Wall (Monument)
MDV7025Salcombe Castle or Fort Charles (Building)