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Fort Fareham, Fareham

Description: Fort Fareham

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 141713

OS Grid Reference: SU5733604907
OS Grid Coordinates: 457336, 104907
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8409, -1.1870

Location: B3385, Fareham, Hampshire PO16 7BB

Locality: Fareham
Local Authority: Fareham Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: PO16 7BB

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Fort Fareham
SU 5705 4/137
SU 50 SE 20/137
Mid C19 fort forming part of a series of fortifications built to defend Portsmouth
Harbour. Probably constructed about 1860 during Lord Palmerston's 2nd Ministry,
at the time of a scare of war with France. Irregular shape. Surrounded by a bank
lined with red brick on both the inside and outside, part with tiers of arches.
Outside this is a moat, now dry. Centre of Fort now used as an Industrial Estate
and some of arches now occupied by industrial premises.
Fort Fareham and the Iron Bridge form a group.

Listing NGR: SU5828106328

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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