Antwerp heritage

Schijn Bastion

The Schijn corner bastion is situated in the north of the Spanish fortifications, along a section of the Schijn river.

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  • The Schijn Bastion on the map of Virgilius Bononiensis (1565)
  • Map by Michiel Coignet (1618) featuring bastion 'Pesthuys’
  • Map from 1830 featuring the Schijn Bastion and the Schijn lock