Argentia 282 Coastal Defence Battery Registered Heritage Structure

Argentia, NL

Registered Heritage Structure


Constructed of concrete and covered with earth, 282 Coastal Defence Battery is located on a hill overlooking Placentia Bay and the former American base of Fort McAndrew in Argentia, NL. Along with the main underground structure, two associated guns are mounted outside the bunker. The designation encompasses a portion of the underground and above ground fortification, including the two original artillery guns.

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