Broughty Castle

Dundee, UK
Posted on July 17, 2021 / 5
Listing Type : Coastal Fort
Location : Scotland

Broughty Castle was a 15th Century fortification that had fallen into disuse.  In 1855 the Government acquired the land and restored the castle to provided barracks and a magazine.  The armament in this coastal defence fortifications evolved as follows:

1861 to 1894

Four 68-pdr SB guns

Five 10-inch SB guns

1894 to 1899

One 4.7-inch QF gun

One 6-pdr QF

1900 to 1932

Two 4.7-inch QF guns

The Submarine Mine Establishment was situated immediately to the east of Broughty Castle and Castle Green Battery with two 6-inch guns was immediately to the east of that compound.

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