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Latitude: 51.4047 / 51°24'17"N
Longitude: -0.6116 / 0°36'41"W
OS Eastings: 496667
OS Northings: 168216
OS Grid: SU966682
Mapcode National: GBR F9C.VK9
Mapcode Global: VHFTN.CY0H
Entry Name: The Battery, Fort Belvedere (Including 31 Cannon Gun Battery)
Listing Date: 17 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1028949
English Heritage Legacy ID: 289730
Location: Runnymede, Surrey, SL5
District Council Ward: Virginia Water
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Virginia Water
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
SU 96 NE EGHAM LONDON ROAD (off)
Fort Belvedere (including
3/118 31 cannon gun battery)
Battery. 1827-28. Part of Sir Jeffrey Wyattville's transformation of the Duke of
Cumberland's gothic style folly. Stone built, parapet crenellated for 47 guns, forming
a wide arc to East of Fort Belvedere with 2 bastims overlooking Virginia Water.
Intended for arcmanial salutes, etc. Built to accommodate the Duke of Cumberland's 31
fine brass cannon which was removed from Cumberland Lodge for that reason. The cannon
was built at Woolwich 1729-49 by Andrew Schlagt and his subordinate Bowen and rest on
iron gun carriages.
Listing NGR: SU9666768216
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