The Air or Ventilation Shaft of the North Entrance Tunnel, Western Heights, Dover, UK.
The North Entrance consists of a road tunnel, an inner drawbridge/bridge combination and an outer drop-down bridge/bridge combination.
The air or ventilation shaft is halfway down the road tunnel.
The North Entrance (an English Heritage site) is only part of the fortifications on this part of the North Downs - click on Western Heights and then check the tag list for all the locations covered (eg Drop Redoubt, Grand Shaft, St Martins Battery, North Centre Bastion, etc.)
There is also a video of the North Entrance which has been split into two to meet YouTube requirements:
Video of the North Entrance, Western Heights, Dover (Part 1)
Video of the North Entrance, Western Heights, Dover (Part 2)
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At the inner, or southern, end of the tunnel there is a Guard Room: click to see a view of the chimney stack above the Guard Room and a view of the chimney stack from a different angle.
There is also a photo of the anti-submarine nets lying on the hillside above the northern end of the road tunnel where it joins the Inner Bridge.
I originally thought these were the cables used to operate the drawbridge section of the Inner Bridge. After posting in the Dover Western Heights - North Entrance thread of the Kent History Forum, however, it now appears that they are probably World War One anti-submarine nets moved to the Western Heights during WW2. Dunno why, though :)
Another photo of the anti-submarine nets.
Click on North Entrance to see all photos of this location.
Awesome entrance...From Porto, Portugal, Europe..._Conquilha. Muito Obrigado.
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