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Latitude: 50.705 / 50°42'17"N
Longitude: -1.0838 / 1°5'1"W
OS Eastings: 464796
OS Northings: 89882
OS Grid: SZ647898
Mapcode National: GBR BF8.NTZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 87M6.TWJ
Entry Name: St Helen's Fort
Listing Date: 18 May 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1034399
English Heritage Legacy ID: 409864
Location: St. Helens, Isle of Wight, PO33
County: Isle of Wight
Civil Parish: St Helens
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight
Church of England Parish: St Helens St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
St Helen's Fort
SZ 68 NW 10/129
One of 4 circular island bastions of stone and brick in the Solent, forming part
of Lord Palmerston's scheme of 1860 against the threat of French invasion; the
culminating phase of Greater Portsmouth's defensive history and a remarkable
feat of engineering. Situated close to St Helen's seashore.
Listing NGR: SZ6479689882
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