Fort Montego Armoury

Fort Montego Armoury (HM1QL3)

Location: Montego Bay, Saint James Parish
Country: Jamaica
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N 18° 28.706', W 77° 55.538'

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All forts had buildings in which weapons and ammunition were kept safe. These were known as armouries and were heavily fortified buildings. The thick walls provided protection from direct hits, even the roof is built from cut stone to deflect shots fired at it.Their location in a fort was deemed to be one of the safest places away from the direct fire from the attackers. This armoury was so well built that it has lasted for nearly two centuries.
HM NumberHM1QL3
Placed ByJamaica National Heritage Trust
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Date Added Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18Q E 191022 N 2045620
Decimal Degrees18.47843333, -77.92563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 28.706', W 77° 55.538'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 28' 42.36" N, 77° 55' 32.28" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near The Queens Dr, Montego Bay Saint James Parish , JM
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