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Machine Gun Emplacement
Robben Island, Western Cape

Date:c1940
Type:Guard House
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
33°47'57.24" S 18°22'25.69" E Alt: 4m

The concrete walls were cast up against the sand bags which have since been removed leaving the relief impression of the filled sand bags as the finish to the outside wall.

The machine gun emplacement is sited on the approach to the Maximum Security Prison from the harbour entrance.

(William MARTINSON, January 2019)