Garden Battery

Posted on January 19, 2021 / 39
Listing Type : Coastal Battery
Location : Malta

The site was originally considered in 1885 to mount four breech loading guns, two 6-inch guns, one 13.5-inch gun and one 10-inch gun.  Garden Battery was built on land between Fort Tigne and Silema Point Battery.  Construction commenced in 1889 and 1894 to mount three breech loading guns.  These were a 9.2-inch and then a single 6-inch gun on a disappearing mount on each side.   The battery had a small dry ditch to the front but had no other defences.

 

WO 78/5328

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