Lewis' Battery

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Lewis' Battery
Part of Fortifications of Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Lewis' Battery is located in Gibraltar
Lewis' Battery
Lewis' Battery
Coordinates 36°08′27″N 5°20′56″W / 36.1408415°N 5.3489892°W / 36.1408415; -5.3489892
Type Artillery Battery
Site information
Owner HM Government of Gibraltar
Controlled by Department of the Environment
Open to
the public
No
Condition Derelict

Lewis' Battery was an artillery battery in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.[1]

Description[edit]

During World War II Lewis Battery was the site of two 6 inch guns on the Rock of Gibraltar. These guns could fire over 6,000 yards.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fa & Finlayson (2006). The Fortifications of Gibraltar 1068-1945. Osprey Publishing. p. 36 & 37. ISBN 978-1-84603-016-1. Retrieved 4 April 2013.