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Archive for August, 2009

31 Aug

Shakery’s Passage Gibraltar

Shakerys Passage Gibraltar

There are any number of quaintly named roads and passage ways in Gibraltar.
It is pretty easy to orientate yourself though.
You’re either going downhill, towards the water
or uphill, towards Upper Rock.

31 Aug

Graves In A City Gate, Gibraltar

City Gates Gibraltar

Hermitage of Nuestra Senora del Rosario Gibraltar

Hermitage of Nuestra Senora del Rosario Guns Gibraltar

Royal Army Oronance Stone Gibraltar

Oronance served continuously on Gibraltar from 1704 to 1963.

This stone was placed by the Royal Army Oronance Corps to commemorate their long association with Gibraltar August 1963.

Great Siege Sign Gibraltar

A sentry of the 25th Regiment, the King’s Own Scottish Borderers, who reinforced the Garrison in 1782 during the Great Siege. On guard across the road is a member of the 28th Gloucestershire Regiment, posted here from Minorca in November 1799.

Hermitage of Nuestra Senora del Rosario Sign Gibraltar

Near here lie the remains of some of those who died from injuries at Trafalgar. Their resting place is on the site of the old Hermitage of Nuestra Senora del Rosario which is located in this area.

31 Aug

Ince’s Farm, Gibraltar

Inces Farm Gate Gibraltar

Inces Farm Gibraltar

Inces Farm Sign Gibraltar

(Click On Photo To Enlarge)

After the end of the Great Siege in 1783 a farm at this point was given to Sergt. Major Ince, in recognition of his idea of blasting galleries to allow the defenders to fire down upon the enemy’s advanced works. Ince’s galleries helped greatly towards the successful defence of the fortress.

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