Prince of Wales Battery

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Prince of Wales Battery
Part of Fortifications of Gibraltar
Type Artillery Battery
Site information
Owner Ministry of Defence

Prince of Wales Battery is an artillery battery in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.[1]


The four gun battery was well above the Line Wall Curtain in Gibraltar and defended the southern Jumper's Bastion. This battery was between the similarly armed Lady Augusta's Battery and the Cumberland Flank Battery.[2]


  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.