The coast of the Kingdom of Granada was a border of importance in Nasrid times and it was also a zone to be protected after the Castilian conquest, mostly against piracy. To control the sea, the successive rulers would build a system of fortresses and watchtowers. The objective of this paper is to apply spatial analysis to the defense system of the southern coasts of Granada and Almeria from the fifteenth to seventeenth century, focusing in its evolution.
This article talks about the archeological intervention carried out in Concepción de Zafra street n°3 in Granada, close to the Darro river. The house uses the perimeter eastern wall of the nasrid Maristan.