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A picture tour of Gravesend - in the county of Kent
New Tavern Fort, Gravesend
New Tavern Fort, Gravesend - by Paul V. A. Johnson ©
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Photographer: © Paul V. A. Johnson (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(11th October 2019)
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New Tavern Fort, Gravesend

This fort built in the 1780s to defend the Thames from French invasion.
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Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION Model: NIKON D850
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 45 mm, Aperture: f 11, ISO: 250, Exposure time: 1/320 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: October 9, 2019, 11:21 am
ImageID:1213658, Image size: 8256 x 5504 pixels

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Comment by Mobscooter(13th October 2019)

What a pleasant combination of Gravesend pictures, Paul. I have never visited that part of Kent. Is there any noteworthy reason for its name?

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Comment by Paul V. A. Johnson (Photo owner)Premier Member! Click for more info..(13th October 2019)

Not that I know of except that in the Domesday Book it is shown as Gravesham. May be derived from Graff ham (home of the bailiff of the Lord of the Manor).

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