Barcina Gate

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Barcina Gate
Part of Fortifications of Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Type Gate
Site information
Owner Government of Gibraltar

Barcina Gate was a city gate in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. It was located near the port and formed part of the walls, towers and one of three separate access gates which were later named Barcina by the Spanish.[1] De Guzman[disambiguation needed] was hanged on one of the turrets of the gate here.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fa & Finlayson (2006). The Fortifications of Gibraltar 1068-1945. Osprey Publishing. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-84603-016-1. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Mann, J H. (1870). A history of Gilbralter and its sieges. Lib. ed. p. 205. Retrieved 1 April 2013.