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Fort of Santa Cruz - A Guarda, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 41° 54.302 W 008° 52.397
29T E 510509 N 4639239
Quick Description: Historic Fort in A Guarda.
Location: Galicia, Spain
Date Posted: 5/9/2011 6:15:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMBDA5
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Fort of Santa Cruz is included in the group of defensive A Guarda - Ínsua - Caminha in the leg covering the mouth of the river Minho. The fort of Santa Cruz has a defensive function and equally of force against the Portuguese enemy. and control the mouth of the river Minho. The Fort of Santa Cruz follows the models of buildings bastions, made ??in stone from the XVI-XVII. This fortress was last used in the War Between Portugal and the Spanish Realms.
The year the "Fort" was constructed or started.: XVI Century

Name of "Country" or "Nation" that constructed this "Fort": Spain

Was this "Fort" involved in any armed conflicts?: Yes it was

What was the primary purpose of this "Historic Fort"?: Used for defence of a border or land claim.

Current condition: Significantly degraded but with restoration work underway

This site is administered by ----: A Guarad

If admission is charged -: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Open to the public?: Open or unrestricted access.

Official or advertised web-page: Not listed

Link to web-site that best describes this "Historic Fort": Not listed

Link if this "Fort" is registered on your Countries/ State "Registry of Historical Sites or Buildi: Not listed

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