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Fort Clarence

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3816 / 51°22'53"N

Longitude: 0.4976 / 0°29'51"E

OS Eastings: 573901

OS Northings: 167684

OS Grid: TQ739676

Mapcode National: GBR PPV.6MC

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.KJXR

Entry Name: Fort Clarence

Listing Date: 19 February 1970

Last Amended: 2 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172940

Location: Medway, ME1

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester West

Built-Up Area: Rochester

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Borstal St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

ROCHESTER BORSTAL ROAD
TQ 76 NW
2/13 Fort Clarence
(formerly listed
under S t
Margaret's Street)
19.2.70 II
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 machicoulis, also limestone, to
road (entrance) side only. Otherwise plan brick with relieving
arches over the 2 levels of deep embrasures, mostly with very
shallow arches although those to entrance front round-headed.
Interior not inspected, and plan and internal arrangement not
known.


Listing NGR: TQ7345967115

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