The Alexandra Battery was constructed as a fortification in the 1860s. Named for Denmark's Princess Alexandra, the battery employed Gibraltar Shields to protect its gunners from incoming fire.
Today, visitors come to explore the grounds. One gun still remains mounted in place on the southern end of the battery. In addition, there's a small beach below this landmark that's perfect for searching out sea glass. Others visit to collect shells or bits of pottery. As a tranquil setting, this area is lovely to explore and photograph.
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