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Battery (18th Century)

Site Name Arbroath

Classification Battery (18th Century)

Canmore ID 35638

Site Number NO64SW 74

NGR NO 643 405

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Arbroath And St Vigeans
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Angus
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO64SW 74 643 405.

A battery was erected at the foot of Marketgate following the visit of a French privateer in 1783, but was dismantled after the peace of 1814.

New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845; SBS Arbroath 1982


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