|Batterija ta' Buġibba|
|Buġibba, St. Paul's Bay, Malta|
|Built by||Order of Saint John|
|Only rock-hewn ditch and foundations remain|
|Government of Malta|
Buġibba Battery (Maltese language:Batterija ta' Buġibba) was an artillery battery in Buġibba, limits of St. Paul's Bay, Malta. It was built in 1715–1716 by the Order of Saint John as one of a series of coastal fortifications around the coasts of the Maltese Islands. The battery no longer exists, and only its rock-hewn ditch and some foundations can still be seen.
Buġibba Battery was built in 1715–1716 as part of the first building programme of coastal batteries in Malta. It was one of a series of fortifications defending St. Paul's Bay, with the nearest ones to it being Wignacourt Tower and Battery to the southwest and Qawra Tower and Battery to the northeast.
Today, the battery no longer exists, but some of its rock-hewn foundations and ditch can still be seen.
- ↑ Spiteri, Stephen C. (10 April 2010). "18th Century Hospitaller Coastal Batteries". http://www.militaryarchitecture.com/index.php/Fortifications/18th-century-hospitaller-coastal-batteries.html. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
- ↑ "Buġibba Battery". 28 June 2013. http://www.culturalheritage.gov.mt/filebank/inventory/Knights%20Fortifications/1400.pdf. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
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