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Further Reading

Alexander, Colin, Ironside's Line: The definitive guide to the General Headquarters Line planned for Great Britain in response to the threat of German invasion 1940-42 (Storrington, Historic Military Press 1999)

Ashworth, Chris, Action Stations 9: Military airfields of the Central South and South-east (Wellingborough, PSL 1990)

Barnes, DR, 'Fort Clarence', Kent Archaeological Review 53, (1978)

Beanse A and R Gill, 'The London Mobilisation Centres' (Palmerston Forts Society 2000)

Bloomfield, Peter, (ed.), Kent and the Napoleonic Wars (Gloucester, Sutton for Kent Archives Office 1987)

Bolton, AT, Chilham Castle, Canterbury, Kent (1912)

Borden, Peter B, 'A System of Communication Throughout Each County: Fire-Beacons and their Role in the Defence of the Realm, 1803-1', in The Road to Waterloo (London, National Army Museum 1990), pp. 126-31

Bragard, Philippe, Johan Termote and John Williams, Walking the Walls: Historic town defences in Kent, Côte d'Opale and West Flanders (Kent County Council 1999)

Brooks, Robin J, Kent Airfields Remembered (Newbury, Countryside Books 1990)

Brown, R Allen, Dover Castle, Kent (London, HMSO 1974)

Burridge, David, A Guide to the Western Heights Defences, Dover, Ravelin Special 6 (Dover, Kent Defence Research Group 1993)

The Dover Turret, Admiralty Pier Fort (Rochester, North Kent Books 1987)

'Swingate Chain Home station', Ravelin 36 (1994)

Twentieth-century Defences in Britain: Kent (London, Brassey's 1997)

Campbell, Duncan, War Plan UK: The truth about civil defence in Britain (London, Burnett 1982)

Cathcart King, David J, Castellarium Anglicanum: An index and bibliography of the castles in England, Wales and the Islands (Millwood NY, Kraus International 1983)

Child, George, 'Notes on the remains of Westenhanger House', Archaeologia Cantiana, Vol XXXI (1915)

Coad, JG, Book of Dover Castle and the Defences of Dover (London, Batsford/English Heritage 1995)

Dymchurch Martello Towers, Kent, English Heritage guidebook (English Heritage, 1990)

Walmer Castle and Gardens, English Heritage guidebook (English Heritage, 1992)

Coad, JG, and PN Lewis, 'The Later Fortifications of Dover', Post-Medieval Archaeology 16 (1982), pp. 141-200

Collier, Basil, The Defence of the United Kingdom (London, HMSO 1960)

Collyer, D, Kent's Listening Ears (n.d.)

Colvin HM, (ed.), The History of the King's Works (London, HMSO)

Vols 1 and 2 The Middle Ages (RA Brown, HM Colvin and AJ Taylor) (1963)

Vol. 3: 1485-1660, part 1 (HM Colvin, DR Ransome and John Summerson) (1975)

Vol. 4: 1485-1660, part 2 (HM Colvin et al.) (1982)

Conway, Martin, 'Allington Castle', Archaeologia Cantiana, Vol XXVIII (1909)

Crowdy, Ron, Medway's Island Forts (n.d.)

Davison, BK, 'The Burghal hidage fort of Eorpeburnam: a suggested identification', Medieval Archaeology 16, (1972)

Dobinson, CS, Twentieth-century Fortifications in England (York, Council for British Archaeology)

Searchlight sites in World War II;
Vol. XI2, The Cold War (2000)

Vol. 1.2, Site gazetteer: World War I

Vol. 1.3, Site gazetteer: World War II HAA and ZAA

Vol. 1.4, Site gazetteer: World War II LAA

Vol. 2, Anti-aircraft artillery, 1914-46, Text

Vol. 2, Anti-invasion Defences of World War II (1996)

Vol. 3, Bombing Decoys of World War II: England's passive air defence, 1939-45 (1996)

Vol. 4 Operation Diver: England's defence against the flying bomb, June 1944March 1945 (1996)

Vol. X, Airfield defences in World War II (2000)

Fleming, Peter, Invasion 1940: Operation Sea Lion, an account of the German preparations and the British counter-measures (London, Pan 1984)

Fox, SP, Control Chain - Civil Defence 1948-1968 (1999).

Glover, Michael, Invasion Scare 1940 (London, Leo Cooper 1984)

Glover, Richard, Britain at Bay: Defence against Bonaparte 1803-14 (London, Allen & Unwin 1973)

Gulison, Keith, and Quentin Hughes, 'The Twydall Profile', Fort 5 (1978)

Gulvin, Keith, Chatham's Concrete Ring (n.d.)

The Medway Forts (n.d.)

The Napoleonic Defences of Rochester and Chatham
Hamilton-Baillie, Jock, 'Strategic safeguard or military folly?', Country Life, 13 November 1986

Hamilton-Baillie, JRE, 'The Fixed Fortifications of the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries, illustrated by the Defences of Chatham', Royal Engineers Journal, lxxxvii (1974)

Harris, Edward C, 'Archaeological Investigations at Sandgate Castle, Kent 1976-9', Post Medieval Archaeology, 14 (1980)

Hogg, Ian V, Coast Defences of England and Wales 1856-1956 (Newton Abbot, David & Charles 1974)

Isaacs, Jeremy, and Taylor Downing, Cold War: For 45 years the world held its breath (London, Bantam 1998)

Johnson, Stephen The Roman forts of the Saxon Shore (1976)

Kent Aviation Historical Research Society, Kent Airfields in the Battle of Britain (Gillingham, Meresborough 1992)

Longmate, Norman, Island Fortress: The defence of Great Britain 1603-1945 (London , Hutchinson 1991)

Lowry, Bernard, (ed.) Twentieth-century Defences in Britain: An introductory guide, Practical Handbooks in Archaeology, No. 12 (York, Council for British Archaeology 1996)

MacDougall, Philip, The Isle of Grain Defences (1980)

Maxfield, Valerie A, (ed.), The Saxon Shore: A handbook, Exeter Studies in History No. 25 (Exeter, University of Exeter 1989)

Newman, John, The Buildings of England, vol. 39, North East and East Kent (Harmondsworth, Penguin 1969)

The Buildings of England, vol. 38, West Kent and the Weald (Harmondsworth, Penguin 1969)

Page, William, (ed.), The Victoria History of the County of Kent, vol.1 (London, Constable 1908)

Philp, Brian, The Roman Painted House at Dover, Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit guidebook, (1997)

Pile, Sir Frederick, Ack Ack: Britain's defence against air attack during the Second World War (London, Harrap 1949)

Pounds, NJG, (ed), Royal Archaeological Institute: The Canterbury Area. Summer meeting (1994)

Reed, John, 'The Cross-channel Guns', After the Battle, 29 (1980)

RCHME, The Ravelin Battery, Sheerness (1993)

RCHME, Sheerness, the Dockyard, Defences and Blue Town (1995)

Rigold, SE, Eynsford Castle, Kent (1964)

Rogers, PG, The Dutch in the Medway (London, Oxford University Press 1970)

Sands, Harold, 'Sutton Valence Castle', Archaeologia Cantiana, Vol XXV (1902)

Saunders, AD, 'Tilbury Fort and the Development of Artillery Fortifications in the Thames Estuary', Antiquaries Journal, XL (1960)

-Deal and Walmer Castles, Ministry of Public Building Works guidebook (MPBW 1963)

Tilbury Fort, Essex (London, English Heritage 1990)

AD, Upnor Castle, Kent (London, HMSO 1967)

English Heritage Book of Channel Defences (London, Batsford 1997)

Fortress Britain: Artillery fortification in the British Isles and Ireland (Liphook, Beaufort 1989)

Scarth, R, Echoes from the Sky: A story of acoustic defence (Hythe, Hythe Civic Society 1999)

Mirrors by the Sea (Hythe Civic Society, 1995)

Scott-Robertson, WA, 'Coulyng Castle', Archaeologia Cantiana, Vol XI (1877)

Smith, Victor TC, Coalhouse Fort and the Artillery Defences at East Tilbury (1985)

Defending London's River (Rochester, North Kent Books 1985)

'Chatham and London: The changing face of English land fortifications, 1870-1918' Post-Medieval Archaeology 19 (1985)

'The Later Nineteenth-century Land Defences of Chatham', Post-Medieval Archaeology 10 (1976), pp. 104-117

Sutcliffe, Sheila, Martello Towers (Newton Abbot, David & Charles 1972)

Turner, Hilary L, Town Defences in England and Wales: An architectural and documentary study, AD 900-1500 (London, John Baker 1970)

Vine, PAL, The Royal Military Canal: An historical account of the waterway and military road from Shorncliffe in Kent to Cliff End in Sussex (Newton Abbot, David & Charles 1972)

Welby, Douglas E, The History of Archcliffe Fort (1991)

Wills, Henry, Pillboxes: A Study of UK defences 1940 (London, Leo Cooper/Secker & Warburg 1985)

Wilson, JD, 'Later Nineteenth-century defences of the Thames', Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, xii (1963)

Wood, Derek, Attack Warning Red: The Royal Observer Corps and the defence of Britain, 1925 to 1975 (London, Macdonald and Jane's 1992)

Wood, Derek, with Derek Dempster, The Narrow Margin: The Battle of Britain and the rise of air power, 1939-40 (London, Hutchinson 1961)

Additional information on the Cold War period was provided by Dr James Fox, formerly of the Home Office, and Keith Gulvin, a former Emergency Planning Officer for Kent.