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SOUTHSEA CASTLE EAST BATTERY

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Coastal battery to the east of Southsea Castle, built as part of the 1860s defence review of Portsmouth's defences. It was modified in circa 1902 and armed with two 6-inch breech-loading (BL) Mk. VII guns. By the First World War it gained two additional 9.2-inch BL Mk. X guns. The 6-inch guns were removed after 1927, and during the Second World War it mounted only the 9.2-inch guns.

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