Nova Scotia Archives

The Royal Engineers in Halifax

Fort Clarence

Piers note: No. 5. Fort Clarence: West Ditch, Back View (1870) showing loopholed Escarp with Postern (with small, raising drawbridge) leading into inner work, and Casemate Battery in Counterscarp beyond. To left appears top of sandstone Martello Tower (Duke of Clarence's Tower); 1870. Looking Southeast from crest of north glacis.

Date.: 1870

Reference: Royal Engineers Nova Scotia Archives number 6824 (Piers 5)

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