UR140 Angel Group PFCs
Posted on June 11, 2016 / 534
Zone : Upper Rock
Location : Gibraltar
Name : Angel Group of PF Cells
Description : Three of the cells have been destroyed but the remainder remain in reasonable condition. In the winter of 2015 someone had been clearing the bush around Cells 1-6.
Condition : Fair

Between 11/12/1895 and 30/09/1897 a group of 9 Position Finding Cells were constructed on the 300 foot contour line just above the junction of St Michael’s Road, and Mediterranean Road.  The total cost of construction was £356 with authority for the building given on 11/12/1895.

Note that Cell 9 was a later additon.

The cells were designated as follows:

Cell 1: Genista Battery (A) 6ins

Cell 2: Genista Battery (B) 6ins

Cell 3: Jews Cemetry 1×9.2ins

Cell 4: West Battery 2×9.2ins

Cell 5: O’Haras 1×9.2ins

Cell 6: Hutments 1 x 9.2ins

Cell 7: Lord Aireys’ 1×9.2ins

Cell 8: Fire Control IV

Cell 9: Brekneck Battery 1×9.2ins  Notes indicate that this included Cave 1 P.F. Cell.   This cell was built between 8/2/1904 and 2/9/1904 and cost £157.

Three cells were located on the south side of the road, while six were located on the north side.  The three cells on the south side have all be destroyed but traces can still be seen.

UR140 Angel Group PFCs
Between 11/12/1895 and 30/09/1897 a group of 9 Position Finding Cells were constructed on the 300 foot contour line just above the junction of St Michael’s Road, and Mediterranean Road.  The total cost of construction was £356 with authority for the building given on 11/12/1895.

Note that Cell 9 was a later additon.

The cells were designated as follows:

Cell 1: Genista Battery (A) 6ins

Cell 2: Genista Battery (B) 6ins

Cell 3: Jews Cemetry 1×9.2ins

Cell 4: West Battery 2×9.2ins

Cell 5: O’Haras 1×9.2ins

Cell 6: Hutments 1 x 9.2ins

Cell 7: Lord Aireys’ 1×9.2ins

Cell 8: Fire Control IV

Cell 9: Brekneck Battery 1×9.2ins  Notes indicate that this included Cave 1 P.F. Cell.   This cell was built between 8/2/1904 and 2/9/1904 and cost £157.

Three cells were located on the south side of the road, while six were located on the north side.  The three cells on the south side have all be destroyed but traces can still be seen.

UR140 Angel Group PFCs
Zone : Upper Rock
Location : Gibraltar
Name : Angel Group of PF Cells
Description : Three of the cells have been destroyed but the remainder remain in reasonable condition. In the winter of 2015 someone had been clearing the bush around Cells 1-6.
Condition : Fair
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