Pleinmont Tower/ German Naval Observation Tower MP3

Pleinmont, Torteval, GY8

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This is one of six Marinepeilstände (MP) observation towers that were built on high points. They are the most obvious symbol of German construction. Each observation slit of a tower observed for one particular battery and was fitted with range finding equipment.  

Naval Range-finding Tower MP 3 at Pleinmont has 5 observation levels and had a radar unit on the roof,

The original rangefinders are still onsite and in working order. There is also access to a battery dolmen gun-site nearby.

The tower is open Wednesdays & Sundays from 14.00 - 16.30. Last admission 16.00

Admission: Adults: £3.00, Children: £1.50