Image Courtesy of Colyn Thomas
Visitors received a number of rounds according to their rank. A Bishop or Earl rated a 15-gun salute, a Duke a 19 Gun salute, a prince 21 guns and for accession of a monarch to the throne a 42 gun salute was fired. The entries for one year viz 1767 recorded the discharge of no fewer than 345 rounds. This battery became a ruin which was twice restored once in 1747 and again in 1800 when it was remounted with French eight pounders purchased from Prize ships
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