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Royal Military Canal, Appledore, Kent

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Royal Military Canal, Appledore, Kent
Appledore, Kent, England
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The Royal Military Canal was built from Seabrook, near Folkestone, to Cliff End, outside Hastings, as part of the military defenses for the south of England during the Napoleonic Wars. For much of its route the canal skirts the landward edge of Romney Marsh. A minor road runs south and west from Appledore, following the line of the canal, and passes by several gun emplacements like this one, standing beside the canal.

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