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Latitude: 50.8409 / 50°50'27"N
Longitude: -1.1871 / 1°11'13"W
OS Eastings: 457336
OS Northings: 104908
OS Grid: SU573049
Mapcode National: GBR 9B8.6PZ
Mapcode Global: FRA 86DW.9BZ
Entry Name: Fort Fareham
Listing Date: 22 October 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1094240
English Heritage Legacy ID: 141713
Location: Fareham, Hampshire, PO14
Electoral Ward/Division: Fareham South
Built-Up Area: Fareham
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Fareham St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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