ES9 Nodal Point Sandy Bay, Gibraltar
Posted on December 17, 2015 / 992
Location : Gibraltar
Condition : Fair

This is a nodal or defence point which includes a number of fortifications covering the adjacent beaches. This particular point includes:

On the road level

a) An infantry fort with loopholed wall.  There are clear remains of this wall

b) A 6ins  coastal defence gun

c) A pillbox on the end of the small promontory

Below ground there is a natural cave which has been adapted into a defence position with:

a) Two Spigot Mortars

b) Two or more MG positions

c) Observation loopholes

d) Crew shelter and ammunition stores

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