Unnamed Battery

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Unnamed Battery
Unnamed Battery is located in South Carolina
Unnamed Battery
Unnamed Battery is located in the US
Unnamed Battery
Location Shaftsbury Townhouses, St. Andrew’s Parish, West Ashley, Charleston, South Carolina
Coordinates 32°48′7″N 80°3′14″W / 32.80194°N 80.05389°W / 32.80194; -80.05389Coordinates: 32°48′7″N 80°3′14″W / 32.80194°N 80.05389°W / 32.80194; -80.05389
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1862 (1862)
MPS Civil War Defenses of Charleston TR
NRHP reference # 82003846[1]
Added to NRHP August 11, 1982

Unnamed Battery is a historic artillery battery located at West Ashley, Charleston, South Carolina. It was built in 1862, to protect the exterior western lines running from the Stono River on the south to the Ashley River at Bee’s Ferry. It has emplacements for two guns. It measures approximately 160 feet by 160 feet with a 10-foot parapet and a 15-foot powder magazine.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ unknown (n.d.). "Unnamed Battery" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved June 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "Unnamed Battery, Charleston County (St. Andrew’s Parish)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 2014-08-01.