Fincastle, Nassau Bahamas, overlooking the town
from Bennet's Hill was built by Lord Dunmore, about
1793 who named it after his second title, Viscount
a letter to the Secretary of State of February 17,
1794, he describes it as "a battery upon a
hill in this island to the Eastwards of the Government
House mounting two 24 pounders, two 32 pounder Carronades,
two 12 pounders, and one Howitzer, which not only
covers the Battery in Hog Island (Paradise Island)
but all the Town and Road to the Eastward where
the enemy might probably have effected a landing."
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