This gun site was built to protect the mouth of the Belfast Lough from enemy invasion and now houses a little military museum. Centrepiece is a 12ft by six inch diameter naval gun which was installed in 1992. It is nearly a century old and was brought from Spike Island in Cork Harbour which also had a defensive fort.
Military - Historic
It has a naval 12' gun with a six-inch diameter which is nearly a century old, brought from Spike Island in Cork Harbour, which also had a defensive fort. A second gun has been added more recently.
Grey Points two original guns were sold for scrap in 1957 after the disbanding of the coastal artillery.