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Description: Fort Fareham
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
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
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Source: English Heritage
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