BATERÍA DE SAN CARLOS

Civil
On the Way of St. James
269
Cultural heritage Civil Castle, Tower, Fortress

Location

Parish: Brión (Santa María)

Place: Brión

15593  Ferrol - A Coruña

Coordinates:
43º 27' 39.9" N - 8º 17' 51.9" W

Description

Neoclassical style battery (1731-1739), built by Juan de la Ferriere and Juan Vergel. The battery was part of a fortification project for the entrance to Ferrol´ s river, and acted as a support for the castles of San Felipe, A Palma and San Martín. It faces in two directions, towards the river and towards the inlet. The outer walls are very large. Built using stone fragments. It is an example of military architecture with fine views over the tidal inlet.

Access

From Ferrol, passing A Malata, take the A Graña road to San Felipe, where you will see a sign for Cariño.

The Ways of St. James

The English Camino

Statement

Good of Cultural Interest
Last update: 12/11/2018
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