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Latitude: 50.1167 / 50°6'59"N
Longitude: -5.4785 / 5°28'42"W
OS Eastings: 151427
OS Northings: 29859
OS Grid: SW514298
Mapcode National: GBR DXVC.PCP
Mapcode Global: VH130.0B3D
Entry Name: The French Gun Battery (North West Corner)
Listing Date: 9 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310674
English Heritage Legacy ID: 69967
Location: St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall, TR17
Civil Parish: St. Michael's Mount
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
MARAZION ST MICHAEL'S MOUNT
SW 53 SW
1/57 (was part of 9/157) The French Gun Battery (north west
Gun battery. Probably early C19. Cobbled platform with dressed granite and granite
rubble embattled retaining wall and parapet.
The platform is in the north west outer angle of the castle (St Michael's Mount, qv)
and the outer wall form an obtuse angle with 3 embrasures to each side. Fitted with
cannon from the wreck of a French frigate, driven aground during the Napoleonic wars.
Listing NGR: SW5143529858
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