Fort Perch Rock and the Defence of the Mersey

By: McCARRON, Ken.

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McCARRON, Ken. Fort Perch Rock and the Defence of the Mersey. Illustrated by Samantha Ball. Photographic Work by Colin Pitcher. (Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside : Merseyside Portfolios, 1991). First Edition. Pp (2),i-iv,1-78. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. Contents : Introduction. Early History. The Wirral. Impressment. Early Fortifications. Fort Perch Rock – Planning and Construction. Perch Rock Lighthouse – Construction. A “New” Brighton. Fort and Light in Operation. The Lancashire Defences. 'Palmerston's Follies' and the American Civil War. The Impact of Technology. The Twentieth Century. “Rather more Ornamental than Useful?” Saved from the Sea. The Permanent Defences of the Mersey – Gazetteer. John Sykes Kitson, Royal Engineers. A couple of pen marks, else very good. 30.00

Title: Fort Perch Rock and the Defence of the Mersey

Author Name: McCARRON, Ken.

Categories: 70,

Publisher: Merseyside Portfolios, Birkenhead, Wirral, Merseyside , 1991,:

Seller ID: 81036

Keywords: NAUTICAL FORT PERCH ROCK DEFENCE FORTIFICATIONS UNITED KINGDOM MERSEY RIVER BRITISH ENGLISH LIGHTHOUSES,