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Description: Fort Clarence
Date Listed: 19 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 172940
OS Grid Reference: TQ7390167683
OS Grid Coordinates: 573901, 167683
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3816, 0.4976
ROCHESTER BORSTAL ROAD
TQ 76 NW
2/13 Fort Clarence
under S t
Fort, forming part of the anti-Napoleonic defences of the Medway
towns. 1812. Stock brick with limestone dressings. Surrounded
(where not infilled) by deep revetted ditch. 3 storeys with
basement. Corner circular turrets with moulded limestone cornice
bands. Three massive stylized mahicoulis, also limestone, to
road (entrance) side only. Otherwise plan brick with reliving
arches over the 2 levels of deep embasures, mostly with very
shallow arches although those to entrance front round-headed.
Interior not inspected, and plan and internal arrangement not
Listing NGR: TQ7345967115
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Source: English Heritage
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