The Napoleonic War Coast Signal Stations

By Frank Kitchen, published November 1990


Essentially a detailed description of the cost and location of the signal stations along the British coast established from 1794. There are useful description of how basic the stations were, how they were manned and how they operated. The article describes how most eventually fell into disuse, with some being converted into dwellings or converted for Revenue or semaphore use.

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Filed under: Napoleonic War | English Channel | North Sea | French Revolution
Subjects include: Administration | Miscellaneous

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