10th and 11th Rosia Batteries

Posted on December 8, 2020 / 14
Listing Type : Defence Line
Location : Gibraltar

10th Rosia Battery was immediately adjacent to Parson’s Lodge Battery and part of the line of defence that streached up to Buena Vista.   The whole length was covered by a musketry wall, sometimes with loop holes and the Machicolation Gallery.

In 1859, 10th Rosia was armed with 1 8-inch Howitzer.  In 1886 is is shown to have no guns.

In 1859, 11th Rosia armed with two 8-inch Howitzers, increased to three Howitzers by 1886.

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