Widerstandnest Kemp Tower at St Ouen’s Bay – Jersey, United Kingdom


Machinegun bunker integrated in the Anti-tank wall, Widerstandnest Kemp Tower - Jersey, United Kingdom
Machinegun bunker integrated in the Anti-tank wall, Widerstandnest Kemp Tower – Jersey, United Kingdom

W29, Widerstandsnest 29 – Kemp Tower

The name of this Widerstandnest Kempt comes from Sir James Kempt who was Master-General of the ordnance from 1830-1834. Widerstandnest Kempt is built around the Martello Tower from in 1834, this tower was used as command post during WW2.

Machinegun bunker integrated in the Anti-tank wall, Widerstandnest Kemp Tower - Jersey, United Kingdom
Machinegun bunker integrated in the Anti-tank wall, Widerstandnest Kemp Tower – Jersey, United Kingdom
Machinegun bunker integrated in the Anti-tank wall, Widerstandnest Kemp Tower - Jersey, United Kingdom
Machinegun bunker integrated in the Anti-tank wall, Widerstandnest Kemp Tower – Jersey, United Kingdom
WaKoFest Jägerstand at Widerstandnest Kemp Tower - Jersey, United Kingdom
WaKoFest Jägerstand at Widerstandnest Kemp Tower – Jersey, United Kingdom
WaKoFest Jägerstand at Widerstandnest Kemp Tower - Jersey, United Kingdom
WaKoFest Jägerstand at Widerstandnest Kemp Tower – Jersey, United Kingdom

Widerstandnest Kempt consists of a WaKoFest Jägerstand for a 10,5 cm French gun, two machinegun bunkers – one integrated in the Anti-tank wall. A WaKoFest gruppenunterstand, a Regelbau 606 Searchlight bunker with garage for a 60 cm Searchlight and a Regelbau 646 watersupply bunker.

Regelbau 646 watersupply bunker at Widerstandnest Kemp Tower - Jersey, United Kingdom
Regelbau 646 watersupply bunker at Widerstandnest Kemp Tower – Jersey, United Kingdom
Widerstandnest Kemp Tower – Jersey, United Kingdom

Visit

The bunkers are free to visit but most are closed. A car park is nearby.


Our newest WW2 articles in your inbox every month? Join other subscribers and sign up here!



Share your thoughts on this article