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Fort Fareham

A Grade II Listed Building in Fareham, Hampshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 141713

Location: Fareham, Hampshire, PO14

County: Hampshire

District: Fareham

Town: Fareham

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Fort Fareham
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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