Old Battery, Alnmouth, Northumberland

This gun battery was built in 1881. It was built because of the threat of invasion from the French. It has the inscription "THIS BATTERY WAS ERECTED BY HIS GRACE ALGERNON DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND K.G. FOR THE USE OF THE PERCY ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS COMPLETED 12TH MARCH 1881". It was altered and reused during World War Two.


Northumberland Alnmouth


Victorian (1837 - 1901)


attack defence gun war invasion Victorian (1837 - 1901)