Half Way Battery

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Half Way Battery
Part of Fortifications of Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Half Way Battery is located in Gibraltar
Half Way Battery
Half Way Battery
Coordinates 36°06′47″N 5°20′37″W / 36.113°N 5.3435°W / 36.113; -5.3435
Type Artillery Battery
Site information
Owner Ministry of Defence
Site history
Built by British

Half Way Battery was an artillery battery in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.[1] The battery was on the coast on the eastern side of the isthmus just north of Europa Point Lighthouse. In 1859 there were two guns.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fa & Finlayson (2006). The Fortifications of Gibraltar 1068-1945. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84603-016-1. Retrieved 4 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "1859 Map of the Fortifications of Gibraltar". UK National Archives MPH 1/23. Retrieved 14 May 2013.