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Edinburgh in Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Forewall Battery

 
 
Forewall Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
1. Forewall Battery Marker
Inscription.
Forewall
Battery
1544
Rebuilt By King James V
On The Line Of The
Medieval Defences
The Guns Were Made
About 1810.

 
Location. 55° 56.926′ N, 3° 11.977′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland, in Lothian. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Royal Mile and Johnston Terrace, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at Edinburgh Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2NG, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Foog’s Gate (a few steps from this marker); Scottish National War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); St. Margaret’s Chapel (a few steps from this marker); Their Name Liveth (within shouting distance of this marker); Dog Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mons Meg (within shouting distance of this marker); The Biggest Gun of All (within shouting distance of this marker); Half-Moon Battery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
 
Also see . . .  Edinburgh Castle. (Submitted on November 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Cannon of the Forewall Battery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
2. Cannon of the Forewall Battery
The Forewall Battery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
3. The Forewall Battery
Within the fence around the cannons is equipment for the fireworks display for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Beyond the castle walls is the city of Edinburgh and in the distance the Firth of Forth.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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