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Garden Battery, Weston-Super-Mare

Description: Garden Battery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 33240

OS Grid Reference: ST2314660639
OS Grid Coordinates: 323146, 160639
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3396, -3.1047

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

Locality: Weston-Super-Mare
County: North Somerset
Country: England

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Listing Text

Garden Battery
ST 36 SW 1/83
1866-68 built as part of the Palmerston forts ["follies"]. Originally a double
enclosure, (Pits 1 and 2) but World War II battery built on top of pit 1. Pit 2 has
a semi-circular parapet wall of limestone rubble on the inside: an earth and stone
bank on the outside. The racer, cannon pivot (remains of Geo III cannon) and
displaced 7 ton 7 inch gun survive. See Barrett, J.M. "Maritime Forts in the Bristol

Listing NGR: ST2315060589

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Source: English Heritage

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