Rosia Batteries

Rosia Battery
Part of Fortifications of Gibraltar
Gibraltar
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5th Rosia Battery
Rosia Battery is located in Gibraltar
Rosia Battery
Rosia Battery
Coordinates36°07′21″N 5°21′10″W / 36.122522°N 5.352762°W / 36.122522; -5.352762Coordinates: 36°07′21″N 5°21′10″W / 36.122522°N 5.352762°W / 36.122522; -5.352762
TypeArtillery batteries
Site information
OwnerGovernment of Gibraltar

The Rosia Batteries are a group of artillery batteries in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.[1]

Description

These batteries are on the surround the east side of Rosia Bay. The batteries and the connected defensive wall are Class A listed buildings as designated by the Government of Gibraltar's Gibraltar Heritage Trust Act of 1989.[2]

References

  1. ^ Fa & Finlayson (2006). The Fortifications of Gibraltar 1068-1945. Osprey Publishing. p. 57. ISBN 978-1-84603-016-1. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Gibraltar Heritage Trust Act 1989" (PDF). Government of Gibraltar. Retrieved 30 March 2013.


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