Hackness Martello Tower

Hackness Martello Tower

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The Hackness martello Tower, one of only three Martello Towers in Scotland, was built in 1815 to protect the Longhope anchorage from attacks by American privateers. A 24-pounder cannon was mounted on the roof top gun platform. #Cannon #Gun #Hackness #Hoy #Martello #Napoleonic #Orkney #South_Walls #Tower #War
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