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Edinburgh in Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Half-Moon Battery

 
 
Half-Moon Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
1. Half-Moon Battery Marker
Inscription.
Half-Moon
Battery
1573-88
A Mighty Artillery Fortification
Built After The Long Siege
Of 1571-73 To Protect The
Royal Palace From Bombardment
David's Tower, The Residence
Of Robert Bruce's Son,
King David II (1329-71),
Lies Buried Beneath
This Platform

 
Location. 55° 56.91′ N, 3° 11.956′ 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. Royal Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Scottish National War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Portcullis Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); Forewall Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to Robert the Bruce (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to Wallace (within shouting distance of this marker); Gatehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Their Name Liveth (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
 
Also see . . .
Half-Moon Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
2. Half-Moon Battery Marker
 Edinburgh Castle. (Submitted on November 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Cannon of the Half-Moon Battery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 23, 2018
3. Cannon of the Half-Moon Battery
 
 
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 54 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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