Fort Essex is situated on Essex Hill, above the western end of Longy Bay.

View of Fort from Whitegates, September 2000

Here are thumbnail sketches of postcards showing Essex: select a thumbnail image to view a larger image of the postcard.
 
AYESX01 BB 33
Longy Bay and Essex Castle, Alderney
How it looked in 1998
AYESX02 Valentines K.7086
Fort Essex, Alderney
Sep 2000 view
BB 22 BB 22
Essex Castle and Raz Island
AYESX53 BB 22
Essex Castle and Raz Island
Sep 2000 view
AYESX50 Westness
Fort Essex, Alderney
AYESX51 Bailey  2635
Fort Essex, Alderney
Sep 2000 view
AYESX03 Westness
Nunnery and Fort Essex
Sep 2000 view
AYESX55 Bramley
The Old Nunnery and Fort Essex
AYESX04 - CI Series "CI" Series
Essex Fort and The Nunnery, Alderney CI
Sep 2000 view
AYPRT55 From a print AYESX52 Woodbury
General view of Fort Essex, The Hanging Rock, and Garden Rocks, Alderney
AYFRA01 Connolly
French Coast seen from Alderney
How it looked in 1998
Sep 2000 view from Essex Hill

The Marconi Station was on Essex Hill to the west of Essex castle.  The concrete blocks on which the stay wires were mounted are still there.  This picture is by Bramley.

Bramley 55. - Marconi Station

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