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…at Tynemouth priory and Castle.

Because of their strategic position commanding the approaches to the river mouth, the artillery defences of Tynemouth remained in use between the mid-16th and mid-20th centuries. Like all English coastal defences, they were not always adequately armed, supplied or manned, being made ready or updated only when conflict was imminent.
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