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Garrison Point Fort

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheerness, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4467 / 51°26'48"N

Longitude: 0.7441 / 0°44'38"E

OS Eastings: 590784

OS Northings: 175544

OS Grid: TQ907755

Mapcode National: GBR RS1.8XS

Mapcode Global: VHKJ0.VW7T

Plus Code: 9F32CPWV+MJ

Entry Name: Garrison Point Fort

Listing Date: 15 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446124

Location: Swale, Kent, ME12

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Sheerness

Built-Up Area: Sheerness

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Description

SHEERNESS DOCKS
1.
5282
Sheerness
Garrison Point Fort
TQ 9075 NE 4/114 15.3.77.
TQ 9075 SE 5/114

II GV
2.
Built in the 1860s replacing Sir Bernard de Gomme's fortifications of 1669.
A semi-circular fort of granite blocks to the seaward side with blank cambered
arches and of ashlar blocks to the landward side with 2 tiers of gun emplacements.
Granite parapet and end quoins. Modern look-outs in roof.


Listing NGR: TQ9078475544

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