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Garden Battery

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3396 / 51°20'22"N

Longitude: -3.1047 / 3°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 323146

OS Northings: 160640

OS Grid: ST231606

Mapcode National: GBR J1.VV1R

Mapcode Global: VH7CH.4LJD

Entry Name: Garden Battery

Listing Date: 19 May 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33240

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS21

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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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