Maunsell Forts

Collection by Pedro Munarriz

Pedro Munarriz
Maunsell Sea Forts, North Sea, England – These were designed to protect England from a potential Nazi invasion during WWII. Today, they’re empty and provide an eerie silhouette over the ocean’s horizon. Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Mansions, Old Buildings, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Castles, Maunsell Forts, Rio Tamesis, Landscape Arquitecture, Fortification

Redsands WWII Maunsell Sea Forts

Abandoned WWII Maunsell Forts. Since 2003, Project Redsands has been working on their preservation for the future. More info:

Red Sands Sea Forts These fortified towers were built in Sealand to help defend the United Kingdom in WWII. Today they are mostly abandoned and eerie as ever. Old Buildings, Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, Haunted Places, Maunsell Forts, Abandoned Train Station, Battle Of Britain, Fortification, Urban Exploration

Redsands WWII Maunsell Sea Forts

Abandoned WWII Maunsell Forts. Since 2003, Project Redsands has been working on their preservation for the future. More info:

The Maunsell Sea Forts: World War II - Learning History


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Red Sands sea forts built to protect Kent from Nazi's to be a luxury resort Maunsell Forts, Kent Coast, Fortification, Royal Navy, Second World, World War Two, Abandoned Places, Fascist Architecture, Whitstable Kent

WW2 forts offf coats of Kent to be turned into a luxury resort

The huge metal Maunsell gun towers - also known as Red Sands - were constructed in 1943 during the Second World War to help defend the UK from the German navy and Luftwaffe.

MAUNSELL SEA FORTS: ENGLAND: *WW II fortified towers stationed in the River Thames & River Mersey* Maunsell Forts, Rio Tamesis, Liverpool Docks, Oil Platform, Round Building, War Photography, Military Photos, Fortification, Old London

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Maunsell Sea Forts

Built off Britain during World War II, to house searchlights and anti-aircraft guns, these are now prime destinations for British fans of modern ruins. They were designed by Guy Maunsell, who went on to design the 'Mulberry' temporary harbors used to supply the Allied armies after D-Day.

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Maunsell towers

Parece que han salido de una historia de ciencia ficción, pero son reales y en un momento de la historia jugaron un papel muy importante, pues al fin y al cabo muchas vidas dependían de ellas. Hoy vamos a hablar de un enclave muy especial, que sin duda es uno de los preferidos en el mundillo de los aficionados a los lugares abandonados, una comunidad -sin duda un tanto freak- de la que, todo hay que decirlo, en cierta forma ya nos sentimos parte; nos referimos a las fortalezas marinas…

Planned Layout for a set of Sea Forts. Pinned for reference to the layout of the forts from an aerial perspective, as well as the way bridges connect each fort.